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  • Stock Market Crashes.(Economic Event)

    On a day called "Black Thursday," stock market prices start to drop. The stock market "crashes" when prices keep dropping and by the end of November, the stock market loses $30 billion.
  • US FOOD RIOTS (Social Event)

    Food riots start in cities across the United States. Hungry Americans smash grocery store windows, take food, and run away because they do not have any other way of getting food to eat.
  • Worker Protest.(Social Event)

    3,000 unemployed workers marched on a Ford Motor Company plan in Michigan. Company guards attacked the workers, killing four and injuring scores.
  • The Bank of the United States fails (Economic Event)

    The Bank of the United States in New York collapsed. It had more than $200 million in deposits and represents the largest single bank failure in the nation's history.
  • Reconstruction Fianance (Economic Event)

    Congress established the Reconstruction Finance Corporation that lent $2 billion in recovery aid to banks, building and loan associations, farming organizations and insurance companies.
  • Roosevelt is elected President (Political Event)

    Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected president for the first time. Many Americans did not think that President Hoover did enough to help them and hope that Roosevelt will end the Depression.
  • The Emergency Banking Act (political event)

    Congress passes the Emergency Banking Act. By the end of the month, almost all of the banks that had closed when the Depression started are open again.
  • The Civilian Conservation Corp (Political Event)

    The Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) established to provide jobs for men in national and state parks. At its peak, the CCC employed 500,000 men between the ages of 17 and 27 for nine-month stints. The Tennessee Valley Authority is formed to create hydroelectric power in the Southeast and redevelop a 40,000 square mile area.
  • NRA (Political Event)

    he National Recovery Administration (NRA) was established and provided grants totaling $5 million to everything that needed money
  • FDIC (Political Event)

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was created as a way to insure American's bank deposits.
  • The Civil Works Administration ( Political Event)

    The Civil Works Administration (CWA) was created and put almost 4 million people to work doing public works projects. In early 1934, Congress approved $950 million for the agency's efforts.
  • The Work Progress Administration (Political Event)

    The Work Progress Administration (WPA) was established and employed up to 8.5 million people on public works and arts projects. These workers earned $41.57 per month.
  • Social Security Act (Social Event)

    A law passed in 1935 providing old-age retirement insurance, a federal-state program of unemployment compensation, and federal grants for state welfare programs.
  • Munich Agreement Signed (Social Event)

    Germany, Italy, Great Britain, and France sign the Munich agreement which forces the Czechoslovak Republic to cede the Sudetenland, including the key Czechoslovak military defense positions, to Nazi Germany.
  • RADAR and SONAR (Technological Event)

    he US Navy coined the acronym RADAR in 1940, while the Germans and the British were duking it out in the so-called “Battle of the Beams.” Initially, the Nazis used radar effectively to navigate and land bombers at night, while the British were flailing about with aerial navigation by star charts.
  • Japan attacks Pearl Harbor (Military Event)

    Japan bombs American ships at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Thousands of Americans are killed in the attack.
  • The Germans launch a final offensive (Military Event)

    The Germans launch a final offensive in the west, known as the Battle of the Bulge, in an attempt to re-conquer Belgium and split the Allied forces along the German border.
  • The Soviets launch a new offensive (Military Event)

    The Soviets launch a new offensive, liberating Warsaw and Krakow in January, capturing Budapest after a two-month siege on February 13, driving the Germans and their Hungarian collaborators out of Hungary in early April, forcing the surrender of Slovakia with the capture of Bratislava and capturing Vienna
  • Hitler Commits Suicide (Social Event)

    After the Soviets Invade Germany. WHen Germany loses its last defense Hitler knows his going to be captured so he commits suicide.
  • US tests first Atomic Bomb (Technological Event)

    On Monday morning July 16, 1945, the world was changed forever when the first atomic bomb was tested in an isolated area of the New Mexico desert. Conducted in the final month of World War II by the top-secret Manhattan Engineer District, this test was code named Trinity.