1928-1939

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  • Herbert Hoover wins election

    Herbert Hoover wins election
    1928 election Herbert won the election
  • market crashed

    market crashed
    the stock market fully crashed where businesses were worth nothing.
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    The dust bowl was a huge wave of dust sweeting the nations form west to east.
  • Banks fail

    Banks fail
    after the crash the banks don't have everyone's money because they loan it out to other people so when everyone wanted to get there money out they couldn't.
  • Food riots begin to break out

    Food riots begin to break out
    people were rioting and looting for food because they couldn't pay for food.
  • The Empire State Building is completed.

    The Empire State Building is completed.
    the tallest building of the time period and was a way to get some people jobs in the great depression.
  • Scottsboro case.

    Scottsboro case.
    nine teenage boys falsely accused of raping two white females.
  • The Bonus Army of U.S. veterans march on Washington

    The Bonus Army of U.S. veterans march on Washington
    military veterans camped outside of Washington to get there bounces 10 years early to they could survive the great depression.
  • The United States moves off the gold standards

    The United States moves off the gold standards
    franklin Roosevelt thought that since the American dolor devalued and the price of gold didn't.
  • Federal Housing Administration established.

    Federal Housing Administration established.
    Congress created the Federal Housing Administration. The FHA became a part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's
  • Flint sit-down strike.

    Flint sit-down strike.
    Flint sit-down strike against General Motors changed the United Automobile Workers from a collection of isolated locals on the fringes of the industry into a major labor union.
  • unimpoyment riasing

    unimpoyment riasing
    the unemployment rate increased 19 percent