events during the time period 1928-1939

Timeline created by Jay Ndabagoye
  • Herbert Hoover

    Herbert Hoover
    Hoover is elected as the 31st president of the united states. A member of the Republican Party, he held office during the onset of the Great Depression
  • Stock market reaches its peak

    Stock market reaches its peak
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average swelled to a record high of 381.17, reaching the end of an eight-year growth period during which its value ballooned by a factor of six
  • Stock market Crash

    Stock market Crash
    Multiple people purchased stocks, the market value went through the roof. However, stocks escalated in price. Selling for more money than they ones were.
  • Dust bowl

    Dust bowl
    A drought-stricken Southern Plains region of the United States, which suffered severe dust storms during a dry period in the 1930s.peopole died, animals, plants and the environment. Crops failed to grow, the land had ben scattered.
  • The great depression strikes

    The great depression strikes
    Kids started riots, hunger strikes the U.S.
  • Roosevelt becomes president.

    Roosevelt becomes president.
    Roosevelt defeats hoover and take the presidency seat.
  • The NEW DEAL

    The NEW DEAL
    An act of a series of programs and project that aided in recovery from the great depression. Roosevelt's deal.
  • Turning point

    Turning point
    The United states saw a turning point in the great depression with unemployment decreasing to 22%.
  • United states Gold standard

    United states Gold standard
    The United states moved off the god standard economy, prevented printing and issuing money at will. increased national debt.
  • Works progress admission.(WPA)

    Works progress admission.(WPA)
    An American New Deal agency, employing millions of job-seekers to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.
  • Roosevelt for president again

    Roosevelt for  president again
    Roosevelt was the first and only President to serve more than two terms.
  • Great depression ends, WWII Begins

    Great depression ends, WWII Begins
    Disaster after disaster. Hitler invades Poland, drove Great Britain and France to declare war on Germany. Japanese attack the US naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, led President Franklin Roosevelt to declare war on Japan