The Great Depression

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things you need to know

  • The Great Depression took place in 1929 and ended during World War II.
  • The stock market crash is what caused The Great Depression.
  • During The Great Depression many banks failed, produced lasting social changes, discredited the pro-business Republican Party, shook American optimism.
  • people who lost their homes often lived in "hoovervilles"

  • world war II ended the Great depression because it gave many people jobs.