Great Depression

  • Black Tuesday

    The stock market crashes and people lost all their money. Texas was not affected too badly until...
  • Dust Bowl

    The big dust storm that caused drought. It affected Texas agriculture which lost a lot of jobs. Made the Great Depression worse.
  • The New Deal

    Franklin Roosevelt instudied projects and programs, Texas received substantial federal relief funding, Private charities were set up to help the poor, and soup kitchens and bread lines spread for homeless people to eat.
  • World War II

    World War II begins and helps America out because new jobs for weapons and supplies are needed.
  • Japaneese Attack

    The USA was thrust into war after the Japanese attacks and helped America out of economic depression because they need jobs for weapons and supplies.
  • World War II ends

    World War II ends