The Great Depression 1929-1939

The Great Depression 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.
Over the next several years consumer spending and investing went down
A lot of people in this time struggle to get money for food and most people were homeless
By early 1933 thousands of banks had closed their doors. In the face of this dire situation, Hoover’s administration tried supporting failing banks and other institutions with government loan
Everyone was looking for a job,Even kids some as early as 10
rising levels of unemployment as failing companies laid off workers
People sold their valuables,to buy food to eat
People fished for change from the sewer
People held signs showing what their good at.
Lots of families depend on soup kitchens to eat

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