The Great Depression By Anna Zeh

This is the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange just after the crash in 1929. In one day, sixteen million shares were traded, and thirty billion dollars were lost.

This is a picture of unemployed workers celebrating Christmas. Unemployed workers had dependents who needed food and shelter. So much poverty was usually so rare in the United States: millionaires turned out on the streets, and bread lines of hundreds of people formed in every city.

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