The Great Depression

By: Abagale, Nehia, Jalisiah

The Great Depression

The Great Depression was long and severe recession in an economy or market.

When? and Where?

The Great Depression began October 24, 1929 and ended on October 29, 1929 – 1939 and was taken place in the United States
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Believes that caused the Great Depression

  • The immense disparity between the country's productive capacity and the ability of people to consume
  • Innovations in productive techniques
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Result of the Great Depression

  • Unemployment
  • Didn't have a supply of food
  • Banks failed and shut down due to lack of mobey

How the Great Depression affected lives ?

The Great Depression did not affect everyone the same way. Many rich people felt no impact at all.The Depression changed the family in dramatic ways,Many couples delayed marriage - the divorce rate dropped sharply and the birth rates dropped very low for the first time in American history. Families suffered a dramatic loss of income during Herbert Hoover's term in office. Traditional roles within the family changed during the 1930s. Men finding themselves out of work now and had to rely on their wives and children in some cases to help make ends meet

The Great Depression: An Interactive Video