Good Times, Bad Times

Chapter 10: The Consumer Economy/The Great Depression

The Consumer Economy/The Age of Play

  • America was changing quickly.
  • A pitcher named Walter Jonson became famous when his team one two World Series in a row.

The Great Depression

  • Herbert Hoover was concerned about the economy in the late 1920's.
  • In 1929, the economy plummeted, and many farming families were forced to leave.
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Satchel Paige

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Stock Market Crash

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farm Family Leaving

Did you Know?

Both Jackie Robinson and Satchel Paige played for the same team in the NNL, the Monarchs.

October 29th, 1929 was nicknamed "Black Tuesday", and it was the day that the stock market had a gigantic crash, and continued to drop until about 1933.

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