Great Depression/World War 2, 1929-1945

  • Summary

    Summary
    During 1930s and 1940s there were multiple events going on but my partner and I are going to be digging deeper into the Great Depression and World War 2. We each looked at a different perspective of the topic. She looked at World War 2 and I looked at the racism of the time. The war was going on with Japan and Germany and the Great Depression was threatening many Americans.
  • Great Depression

    Great Depression
    The Great Depression began when Wall Street stock market crashed between October 28-29, 1929.
  • African americans out of work

    African americans out of work
  • lynching surged in 1933 after it declined in 23

    lynching surged in 1933 after it declined in 23
    people started to kill people for random thing - dev
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt 32nd president of the United States.
  • take away black voters rights

    Removed Black voters in the Cape from the common roll and placed them on a separate roll -dev
  • Anti-Lyncing

    they tried to make anti lynching laws - dev
  • "The World" Letter

    "The World" Letter
    An anonymous person wrote their opinions on the war and on Hitler. This person wrote about the war and everything going on with other governments. He/she wrote that Hitler was a smart man because he was doing what no other leader was doing. However the writer calls him a dog because he’s taking so many pieces of the world that there may not be anything left to take after he’s done. The whole situation is just one big headache on how the leaders would like to rule and at this moment Hitler is con
  • Great Depression

    Great Depression
    The Great Depression lasted from 1929-1939 and affected our nation in so many ways.
  • Pearl Harbor Bombed

    Pearl Harbor Bombed
    On December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor was bombed and the next day we declared war which was the beginning of U.S. involvement in World War 2.
  • President Roosevelt issued Executive Order 8802

    President Roosevelt issued Executive Order 8802, stating that all persons, regardless of race, creed, color, or national origin, would be allowed to participate fully in the defense of the United States. -dev
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt letter to Robert O.

    Franklin D. Roosevelt letter to Robert O.
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt wrote a letter to J. Robert Oppenheimer the lead scientist of the Manhattan Project. The completion of the Manhattan Project is very important because it could mean an end to the war. There was a successful bomb in New Mexico and President Roosevelt is hoping for the final product that will be better than what the enemy is planning.
  • Bombs dropped on Japan

    Bombs dropped on Japan
    August 6, 1945 the Little Boy was dropped on Hiroshima and on August 9, 1945 the Fat Man was dropped on Nagasaki.
  • World War 2 Ends

    World War 2 Ends
    World War 2 finally ends after the surrender of Japan on Sept 2, 1945.
  • Final Thoughts

    Final Thoughts
    Even though the Great Depression and World War 2 was a difficult time for America we pulled through and things eventually got better. We won the War and we began to come out of the Depression. Segregation didn’t end but people were able to get jobs and coming out of this hard time we became a stronger nation.