The Great Depression.

Richie Hernandez.

Summarize

  • The Great Depression was in 1929.
  • The stock markets crashed and alot of peoplelost their money.
  • The economy took a downturn and alot of Americans were unemployed.
  • The Great Depression spred all around the world.
  • World War II ended The Great Depression.

Key Person

Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • President during the Great Depression.
  • Made new programs to help the poor.
  • Roosevelt made the "New Deal".
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt is also known for saying "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself".

Event List

  • 1929: The Great Depression started.
  • 1932: Franklin D. Roosevelt became President.
  • 1933: Depression hit the lowest.
  • 1935: Social Security passed.

Cite Sources

"Depression, Great." The New Book of Knowledge. Grolier Online, 2014. Web. 15 Jan. 2014