Of Mice and Men
By: Daniel Miskell, Nickole Vernon, Harley Applegate
The Great Depression
The Great Depression happened in the 1929, it was a rough life for everyone, many people lost their jobs and starved. It was the longest lasting economic downturn in the West. The Great Depression lasted 10 years, from 1929 through 1939. By the year 1933 the Great Depression had unemployed over 13 million Americans and half of the countries banks had failed. So, if people had money in their bank it was gone.