Events that occured
The Stock Market Crash
stock prices plummeted with no hope of recovery, panic struck.
The Dust Bowl
Great Depression, the Great Plains were hit hard with both a drought and horrendous dust storms, creating what became known "The Great Depression"
Riding the Rails
Millions of people were out of work across the United States.While the unemployed hit the road, traveling from place to place. Hoping as they hitch hike on the train to seek for any opportunity out there.
Roosevelt and the New Deal
As Roosevelt took office, he closed all the banks and only let them reopen once they were stabilized. Next, Roosevelt began to establish programs that became known as the New Deal.
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