The Great Depression

By Heat
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
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    The Great Depression

  • Supreme Court

    Supreme Court
    Supreme Court rules that the monopoly U.S. Steel does not violate anti-trust laws as long as competition exists, no matter how negligible
  • GNP

    The GNP falls another 8.5 percent; unemployment rises to 15.9 percent.
  • NLRB

    Congress authorizes creation of the Works Progress Administration, the National Labor Relations Board and the Rural Electrification Administration
  • President

    Roosevelt seeks to enlarge and therefore liberalize the Supreme Court. This attempt not only fails, but outrages the public.
  • The End

    The End
    The United States will begin emerging from the Depression as it borrows and spends $1 billion to build its armed forces. From 1939 to 1941, when the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, U.S. manufacturing will have shot up a phenomenal 50 percent!