The Great Depression

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In History
  • Herbert Hoover

    Herbert Hoover
    Herbert Hoover became president, and the stock market crash starts.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    was considered the worst economic event. Banks failed along with many people unemployed.
  • Scottsboro Case

    Scottsboro Case
    The Scottsboro Boys were nine African American teenagers, ages 12 to 19, accused in Alabama of raping two white women
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt takes office and becomes the new president.
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    The dust bowl begins and forces people to relocate
  • New Deal

    New Deal
    The New Deal gets started at this time
  • Federal Housing Administration

    Federal Housing Administration
    Provides mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the United States and its territories
  • Works Progress Administration

    Works Progress Administration
    Was an American New Deal agency, employing millions of job-seekers to carry out Public Works Projects.
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    The Social Security Act was put into place for unemployment insurance, old-age insurance, and welfare programs.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt got reelected to serve as president for his second term
  • Farm Security Administration

    Farm Security Administration
    Was created to combat rural poverty during the great depression
  • Republic Steel Strike

    Republic Steel Strike
    Chicago Police Department shot and killed ten unarmed demonstrators in Chicago.