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The Great Depression

An economic recession that began on October 29, 1929, following the crash of the U.S. stock market that led to economic and political unrest.
There was plenty of money around, however the ordinary people wererestricted in earning it, and those who had it hung on to it andtheir property.
In the 1930's there were few Mexican Americans working in the United States.
Hoovervilles were shantytowns during President Hoovers term also during The Great Depression Yes, they were places where homless, jobless people lived. They consisted of small shacks. This was during the 1930's (The Great Depression)
The Great Depression in Canada began in 1929, due to the wheat market crash in 1928.
Coughlin's term for his platform was Social Justice (also the nameof his published newspaper). Father Charles Coughlin (1891-1979) was a Catholic priest andprominent radio personality of the 1930s. He became a critic offree enterprise, capitalism, and big business, espousing asocialist and quasi...
The effect of the depression was just to speed up the war. At theParis Peace Conference in 1919 they knew that what they had donewould lead to another war. It was the draconian dictates put uponGermany that would be the dirving force for another war.
It ended in 1932 a slow recovery after that till 1939
In the Depression period you cite- the common terms for the three degrees of mental retardation were from mild to severe- Moron, Imbecile, and Idiot. the middle term seems to have faded into disuse- Moron and Idiot are still knock-down parts of common speech. It was held that inbreeding in somewhat...
Banks did not close after the stock market crash. The stock market crash was induced by the closure/failure of Banks.
While there's no definitive number, it's been estimated that several million people relied on soup kitchens during the Depression. The related link below offers more details.
The problems caused by the Great Depression made German people morelikely to believe promises made by Adolf Hitler. He took advantageand promised everyone employment .
World war2 brought jobs. Factories had to make the airplanes,tanks, and ships. Young men signed up to fight. Since many womenwent to work the government opened day cares and that requiredteachers. The banks and businesses were able to make profits fromselling items to Allied countries and still...
Most people couldn't handle the Dust Bowl and moved to the West so they will survive.
overconfidence in the nation's prosperity large industries not as successful as they appeared farmers producing more than they could sell competition from foreign countries United States extending loans to foreign countries for the purchase of its products people buying too much on credit...
Brother or buddy can you spare a dime
The great depression made money worth nothing it was difficult for families to buy food. Money was just garbage the stock levels droped in a very dramatic way
to help keep the money circulating in the great deppression
Franklin D Roosevelt was reluctant to use deficit spending to help the economy because he knew the effects it would have later.
Answers may vary; many business regulations fell short; voting reforms had little effect on the national level
The government provided many of the new jobs in the great depression. The CCC (Civilian Conservation Corp) was formed for that exact purpose.
FDR was concentrating on the economic problems for the workers, including minorities. But on the issue of civil rights, FDR was silent. No major civil rights laws were passed. The Democratic Party depended upon the "Solid South" for support and FDR overlooked things like the Jim Crow Laws of...
*FUN* (APEX) Radio was a cheap source of news, music, dramas, comedy, and localand national information. Radios were as cheap as $10 during theDepression so most every home with electricity had one. FDR usedthe radio (Fireside Chats) the way Presidents today use TV, to keepthe public informed and...
In times of strife people tend to look to political extremism, the Nazis seemed like a better choice than the communists.
Dear Fellow Stranger:D ha ha, well I'm doing this in my history class! :) by the year 1938 the new deal seemed to be pretty effective. but hun, at that point, it wasn't really called the new deal. it was called Roosevelt's Recession. either way though. Not like i should be showing you this but...
During the Great Depression, milk cost 47 cents a gallon.
No major civil rights laws were passed during the Depression. The Democratic Party depended upon the "Solid South" for support and FDR overlooked things like the Jim Crow Laws of southern states. He even refused to give his support to an anti-lynching bill and he allowed segregation of work gangs on...
The Great Depression began on "Black Thursday" on October 24, 1929.It began when panicking stock holders sold over 16 million sharesof stock and caused the stock market to crash.
Yes. Many government created agencies were created due to the market crash of 1929. The SEC Securities Exchange Commission was created to regulate stocks, bonds, and other commissions. It was created in 1934. The FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was created to insure consumers' deposits in...
To prevent New Deal programs from being reversed by the Court
They've thought F*ck this sh*T
The Great Depression lasted roughly ten years. It began with thestock market crash in October 1929 and ended in 1939.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt and then once he died in 1945, Harry S Truman.
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many families had to share and ration food among everyone. They had to find new ways to provide for themselves and the familiy. Many children got very sick from not enought food and heat.
The National Insurance Scheme
i think that the depression was caused by the combined bacts of the stock market and world war I i cant see anyother reasons though 1.World war 1 2. The U.S Stock Market crash of 1929 3. The banks structures weren't stable. They were to weak.
There were several major causes of the Great Depression in the United States. 1. Unequal distribution of wealth. There was not a large middle class. While wages were rising for the majority of workers, they were not keeping pace with the increase in the cost of living or the wealth in the hands of...
The new deal happened in 1932..
Unemployment, Hard tom find Jobs. Just about how it is now! I hope we don't go into another Great Depression
brought much relief to the nation
\n. they moved to California hoping to find some money.
Roosevelt's 1937 plan called for adding one new justice for each sitting justice over the age of 70.5, up to a maximum of six . Coincidentally, the Supreme Court happened to have exactly six justices who fell within the President's targeted age range. For more information, see Related Questions...
Increasingly tired, not willing to get up or do anything, slow reaction, generally not caring and or having dulled feelings. Depending upon the person, and the reasons for the depression, there are many different symptoms. Depression is usually accompanied by a lack of initiative, a major change in...
The Great Depression happened because many of the businesses of the 1920's and 30's stocks were growing at an alarmingly fast rate. And soon the stocks were worth more then the companies themselves. And so many people lost tons of money that they didn't have. And they didn't have the money because...
The great depression made families poor. Th impact on all of them were very hard
The first economic problem that existed during the Great Depressionwas high unemployment. The stock market crash of 1929, also causedmajor hardship to the economy.
The prices of most basic commodities rose during the GreatDepression. This included the prices of bread, gas, and milk.
Everyone was effected by the Great Depression, but mostly children. Children usually had to find jobs much earlier then children today would, and some even had to support their parents.
As government began to realize signs of an economy downfall, the interference of the Hoover and Roosevelt Administration attempted to help through such methods as government bailouts. This eventually led to a poorer economy, especially from the ideals of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930 came...
Government agencies had worked with industry to coordinate production. NovaNET
He issued a ton of programs to pump money into the economy and get a lot of people jobs. Mostly it was on public works like making highways and national parks, but he also gave people jobs with the hoover dam. The FDIC is a big thing he used to get people to start using banks again. If I remember...
According to the United States Census, the population of the United States in 1930 was 123,202,624. By 1940 the population had risen to 132,164,569.
FDR tried a number of things to end the Depression. He was willing to try just about anything. This was a radical departure from all previous presidents. Up until FDR people in general believed the government ought to keep out of economic affairs. Previous depressions (usually called "panics") had...
they didn't have any life insurance so the social security act was created for old age insurance for retires over the age of 65 and older plus their spouses
during 1932, when bennett became the prime minister
Perhaps the greatest accomplishment of the New Deal was to ease the economic hardship faced by many during the Great Depression. While not being able to end the Depression, the New Deal did preserve the people's confidence in America's institutions and government. The relief measures of the New Deal...
provide relief, recovery, and reform to a nation in need
Low wages, firings due to financial setbacks, guaranteed benefits
Marija believed she lost her job was because she was active in theunion.
The Public Works Administration was created by the National Industrial Recovery Act in 1933. It was created to spend large sums of money on big public works. The Act budgeted billions of dollars on public works construction thus providing employment to a large number of the unemployed, improve the...
Hoover essentially did not listen to the will of the people, a big mistake as president. He was living in the lap of luxury while homeless and jobless people were starving in Central Park, giving it the nickname of Hooverville.
to make sure there was not anymore bank runs
The great depression impacted on society in a number of ways; from social, psychological, and political impacts to city and rural life impacts. It was the longest and most severe economic depression ever experienced by the Western world.. The great depression saw a time of change on people's...
Hoover did not believe it was the job of the national government to provide direct relief to those in need. That was the job of private charities, churches, and the state and local governments. He did believe in economic stimulus by providing aid to the banks, railroads, and corporations that drove...
well...the government should have done something for the people but it didn't do anything and this was during the time when President Hoover was the President of the USA. Thousands of people were sending him letters about their needs..many of them were children. He replied to all but didn't help any...
The Civilian Conservation Corps was a relief program put into place during the Great Depression under Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The program provided unskilled, manual labor jobs to unemployed young men. These jobs mostly involved the conservation or development of natural resources on government...
Here is an article from Reuters I found that kinda answers the question. See related link..
On June 6 1944, Canadian's landed on Juno beach for D-Day. D-day was designed to rid France of Germany. Soldier's landed near/in Normany and began the push of germabny soldeir's out of France.