World War 1 and Great Depression



World War 1 just started. America got involved when Germany sank a British ship. It killed 128 Americans on board. So America did strike back at Germany.

Stock Prices


Many people believed that stock prices would never fall. However in October 1929 stock prices fell this is called The Great Depression. By the end of October stock prices had crashed. Many people had little money, and could not afford many goods. Many banks and businesses closed. So we are left without money.