The Great Depression (1929-39) was the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world. In the United States, the Great Depression began soon after the stock market crash of October 1929, which sent Wall Street into a panic and wiped out millions of investors. (www.history.com/topics/great-depression)
A main part of the Great Depression was unemployment
Children often fending for them self during this time because parents could not afford to take care the children
Famous People from the Great Depression
Pretty Boy Floyd had been given this name because, people that he was pretty or handsome. Floyd was also a bank robber
Baby Face Nelson was a bank robber. He was called "Baby Face" because he look young for a grown man.