The Great Depression

Casandra Maldonado


1: The Great Depression started in 1929 and ended in 1939.

2: Personal income and unemployment rates decreased.

3: Stock market crahed causing the Great Depression.

4: The Great Depression was the turning point of U.S history.

5: President Hoover was blamed for the Great Depression.

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover was a key person in the great depression. He was born on August 10, 1874. Throughout the Great Depression, he played a key person because he did whatever he could in order to keep money in people`s pockets. Herbert Hoover was blamed for the cause of the Great Depression.

key events

October 24,1929- Stock market crashes, which states the Great Depression.

August 1933-During the Great Depression, they were hit with a storm called The Dust Bowl.

June 1933- The glass-steagal act was passed.


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