History of great depression

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  • Stock exchange market crash.

    Stock exchange market crash.
    Stock market shares goes free fall,because of this there were wild rush outside the markets and panicked investors sell their millions of shares with low prices. This economic loss cause great depression .
  • DUST BOWL.

    DUST BOWL.
    After 1929 ,In US there was another incident takes place which was dust storm.It is also referred as DUST BOWL.This lead the peoples to further more depression.
  • Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act.

    Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act.
    Hoover the president of US signs the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act .This rises taxes on imports in order to protect businesses and farmers.
  • Banking Panic.

    Banking Panic.
    Banking panic occurs when peoples who had deposited their money in banks lose confidence in the security of the banks and starts withdraw their money.
  • RFC and Hoovervilles.

    RFC and Hoovervilles.
    President Hoover reconstruct Finance Corporation (RFC) to help banks and industries.He also construct HOOVERVILLES for homeless families.
  • FRANKLIN-D.ROOSEVELT.

    FRANKLIN-D.ROOSEVELT.
    In presidential elections hoover loses to democratic challenger Franklin-d.Roosevelt.
  • NATIONAL BANK HOLIDAY.

    NATIONAL BANK HOLIDAY.
    President Roosevelt takes action once in office and declare this day(6 march) as National Bank Holiday.
  • ROOSEVELTS NEW DEALS.

    ROOSEVELTS NEW DEALS.
    Roosevelts new deal establishes programs such as Work Progress Administration (WPA) and Civilian Conservation Crops (CCC) to provide temporary jobs,financial regulatory agencies, such as Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) also created.
  • ANOTHER ECONOMIC DOWNTURN.

    ANOTHER ECONOMIC DOWNTURN.
    The US is hit with another very severe economic downturn.But this was overcome after 1938.
  • BACK TO RECOVERY.

    BACK TO RECOVERY.
    After 1937 US gets back to recovery path of economy.In 1942 it was finally returned in its normal condition.