The Great Depression

It was 10 years of Depression

The Great Depression

The Great Depression lasted from 1929-1939, and it was 10 years long. The Great Depression was when everyone was poor and lost their money, some people fought over trash because they were so hungry. Most children got out of school to get a job to help their families. The people that had jobs lowered the prices so they could have money for their families. Their homes were dirty, small and it was a little high up and they were mostly made of wood and maybe some hay.

Fun Facts

1.Franklin Delano Roosevelt is elected president of the US.

2.The Treaty of Versailles ends World War 1.

3.The United States ends the Great Depression of the 1930s.

4.The American stock market fails in October, and millions of investors are plunged into bankruptcy.

5.Franklin Delano Roosevelt begins second term as president of the United States.

When did the Great Depression Start


Works Cited

Farrell, Jacqueline. The Great Depression. San Diego: Lucent, 1996. Print.

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