Great Depression

By:Luke Nobles

Political - Government

Some 13 to 15 million Americans were unemployed and nearly half of the country’s banks had failed. Though the relief and reform measures put into place by President Franklin D. Roosevelt helped lessen the worst effects of the Great Depression in the 1930s, the economy would not fully turn around until after 1939, when World War II kicked American industry into high gear.


A world wide drop of the 1930's, the Great Depression ranked as the worst and longest period of high unemployment and low business activity in the 1900's.Many people lost there jobs,businesses,cars,houses and so much more because of unemployment.


The dust bowl is a strong turbulent wind that carries

fine dust or Earth for long distances.Germany and Japan were hit very

hard by the Great Depression.

Other Interesting facts

Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas were all victums of

the dust bowl.The stock market crash affected New York City a lot. People went crazy because the stock market crashed. That would kind of be like the internet going down in today's time.