THE GREAT DEPRESSION
BY; BRITTANI SINGLETON
The Great Depression
Monday, June 3rd 1929 at 8:30pm
Wall Street Exchange Alley
New York, NY
We will all remember the great depression and have a party
What are some cool facts about the great depression?
The Great Depression peaked between 1932 and 1933
Some 6,000 street vendors walked the streets of New York City in 1930 trying to sell apples for 5 cents each
Zippers became widely used because buttons became too expensive.
Because the circulation of money was so low, the U.S. didn't mint nickels in 1932 or 1933
The stock market didn't return to pre-depression levels until 1954
During the 1930s, manufacturing employees earned about $17 per week. Doctors earned $61 per week
In the 1920s, the wealthiest one percent owned more than a third of American assets
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