What Was the Great Depression?

By | November 29, 2017
What Was the Great Depression? Author Janet Pascal
ISBN-10 0448484277
ISBN-13 9780448484273
Year 2015-12-22
Pages 112
Language English
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
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On October 29 1929 life in the United States took a turn for the worst The stock market the system that controls money in America plunged to a record low But this event was only the beginning of many bad years to come By the early 1930s one out of three people was not working People lost their jobs their houses or both and ended up in shantytowns called Hoovervilles named for the president at the time of the crash By 1933 many banks had gone under Though the U S has seen other times of struggle the Great Depression remains one of the hardest and most widespread tragedies in American history Now it is represented clearly and with 80 illustrations in our What Was series

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