"The Great Depression"
What was the Great Depression?
People had to make a fort because they didn't have enough money to pay for they're house. Some people would live on trains.
Parents had to get kids out of school because they needed more money. Kids had to work and they would come home late with their parents.
People couldn't get their money out of the bank. So their was a riot at the bank. People couldn't get their money out the bank because the stock market was lower and billions of dollars were lost
During the great depression 25,000 banks would be closed.
Great Britain, Germany , and other countries also suffered from money issues as well. Most countries were unable to sell goods. New York was the first state to get the Great Depression then the Great Depression was passed.
Other Interesting Facts
* 80% of people were poor or not wealthy. 20% were Rich or Wealthy.
* FDR was the second president that was involved with the great depression.
* FDR had polio. He wore heavy braces during his speech. Polio is a illness where you can't walk.
* The image below shows what FDR had to use while having polio
The leg brace is on the kid with the highest swing.