The great depression timeline

  • dorothea lange

    An influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration.
  • Period: to

    The Great Depresstion

  • unemployment

    1920 - 5.2%
    1929 - 3.2%
    1932 - 23.6%
    1938 - 19%
    1942 - 4.7%
    1950 - 5.3 %
    1975 - 8.5%
    1990 - 5.6%
    2009 - 9.3%
    today - 7.8%
  • The great depression

    The great depression - The economic crisis beginning with the stork market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
  • "relief, recovery, reform"

    relief is the providing immediate aid to help situation , sort of like patch work. recovery is getting back the state things were before the depression , rebuilding the economy, getting people's jobs back. reform is the changing the way the economy , government , and society operates so something like the depression couldn't happen again . there terms erer used to help people during the depression
  • the deportation of mexican americans

    The deportation of mexican americans in the great depression - the wanted to just deport the illegal mexicans but then thought they were all lien and thats why the mexican americans got sent to mexico.
  • medicaid and medicare

    two governmental programs that provide medical and health-related services to specific groups of people in the United States.Medicaid is a means-tested health and medical services program for certain individuals and families with low incomes and few resources. Medicare is a Federal health insurance program that pays for hospital and medical care for elderly and certain disabled Americans
  • Federal deposit insurance corporation (FDIC)

    is a United States government corporation operating as an independent agency created by the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933. It provides deposit insurance, which guarantees the safety of deposits in member banks.
  • Franklin D ROosevelt

    Franklin D.Roosevelt - lead the united states through the Great Depression and World War ll maker of the new deal , 1934-1945
  • The New Deal

    the economic measures introduced by the president Franklin D. Rossevelt in 1933 to counteract the effects of the great depression.
  • Tennessee valley authority (TVA)

    Created in 1933, the TVA was the brainchild of U.S. senator George Norris of Nebraska. Like president Franklin Roosevelt, Norris was a staunch advocate of comprehensive natural resources planning. That long-range, integrated approach, which today many call ecosystems management, was embodied in the legislation setting
  • Entitlement programs and solvency

    Because it was created during the New Deal, many have credited President Franklin Roosevelt for establishing Social Security. Created during the Great Depression of the 1930s, Social Security was the first “entitlement” program created by the federal government. The solvency and potential vulnerability of Social Security continues to be the subject of much heated political debate, particularly during times of economic distress and election-year fever.
  • Securities & exchange commission (SEC)

    Created by Congress to regulate the securities markets and protect investors. In addition to regulation and protection, it also monitors the corporate takeovers in the U.S.
  • The Dust Bowl

    the area of the south central US that became denuded of topsoil by wind erosion during the droughts of the mid-1930s
  • Social security & social security administration (SSA)

    Is an independent agency of the United States federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.
  • judicail interpertation durinng the new deal

    consealed of a legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court. Roosevelt's purpose was to obtain favorable rulings regarding New Deal legislation that had been previously ruled unconstitutional.
  • Langston Hughes

    Langston hughes is an american poet , social activist , novelist , playwright, and columnist. he was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art from jazz poetry.