The Great Depression

Made by: Kydre Brown

President Herbert Hoover, President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Herbert Hoover (1874-1964), America's 31st president took office in 1929, the year the U.S. economy plummeted into the Great Depression. Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945).

What caused it?

the Great Depression was triggered by the 1929 crash of the stock market.

How did it impact America?

The lack of money during their formative years impacted their approach to money and food throughout their lives. So while the effects of the severe economic downturn were strong, they were also long-lasting.

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How did we get out?

The Depression was actually ended, and restored, by the reductions in spending, taxes and regulation at the end of World War II.