The Great Depression

drew landrum


- The great depression was in 1929 while world war 2 was going on.

- During the 1930s, manufacturing employees earned about $17 per week. Doctors earned $61 per week.

-when the great depression was happening everyone lost there savings and the stock market went down by a large percent.

- the reason great depression happened was because of the econemy and industrial production.

-What ended the great depression was producing lasting social changes. Also it discredited the pro-business Republican Party.

key person

Franklin D. Roosevelt was the president while "the great depression" was going on. He also came up with famous quote " The only thing we fear is fear itself " Franklin D. Roosevelts new deal programs employed thousands of people.President Roosevelt dedicated his first 100 days in office in 1933 to addressing America’s economic distress, with aggressive lawmaking and aid programs, all of which Congress passed.
his most famous New Deal programs was the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Important events

-1930 is one of the is the most studied period in american history

-October 29, 1929 black tuesday is the day he stock market crashed and was the beginning of the great depression.

-1932 Frankiln D. Roosevelt was elected president.