The Great Depression

Lisa Hicks


The Great Depression was the worst economic crisis of the modern era. It began in1929.

it lasted untill world war 2. Economic panics were nothing new. Herbert Hoover, elected president in 1928,wanted to avoid the fear associated with the word panic, so he called the new economic crisis a Depression.

presidednt Roosevelt

In the United States, economic distress led to the election of the Democrat Frankilin D. Roosevelt to the presidency in late 1932. Roosevelt introduced a number of major changes in the structure of the American economy, using increased government regulation and massive public-works projects to promote a recovery.

1932 franklin d. roosevelt elected as president.

1929 great depression starts.

1928 franklin was also elected as president.


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