Great Depression

Timeline created by ZachBlount
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The initial stock market crash before the turn of the decade.
  • Banks

    Then in the last 60 days of 1930, 600 banks closed all over the US. By 1933, 28 states didn't have banks.
  • Hoover Dam

    Hoover Dam
    From the years of 1930 to 1936, the Hoover Dam was constructed but originally began under Hoover's administration
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    During the years of 1930 - 1936, the combination of severe winds, over farming, and drought caused this. It spanned over many states in the Midwest.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Roosevelt took office in early 1931.
  • The Bonus Army

    A group of roughly 43,000 demonstrators congregated outside of Washington D.C. Hoover utilized force to disband the crowd.
  • New Deal

    New Deal
    Early into his administration, Roosevelt began his new deal program in an attempt to bring the country out of the depression.
  • Administration

    Within his first 100 days of his administration, FDR passed 15 bills.
  • Black Sunday

    Black Sunday
    The worst storm during the entire dust bowl.
  • Soil Conservation adn Domestic Allotment Act

    Soil Conservation adn Domestic Allotment Act
    Federal law that made the government pay farmers for growing soil erosion preventing crops.
  • FDR

    Roosevelt begins his second term in office.
  • Laws

    FDR establishes the Fair Labor Standards Act