Great Depression

By : Alayshia Bosket

What was the Great Depression?

The Great Depression (1929-39) was the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world. It was the the financial and industrial slump of 1929 through 1939.
The President during the great depression was Herbert Hoover. The causes of the great depression of the Great depression was was triggered by the 1929 crash of the stock market. The effect of the great depression was many people were put out of there homes, left with no food. Many people lost all of their money that was in the bank. The end of the Great Depression was at the beginning World War II seems to mark the end of the Great Depression. Those war jobs seemingly took care of the 17 million unemployed in 1939.