Top Ten events During the Great Depression

  • "Black Tuesday"

    "Black Tuesday" was the worst stock maket crash ever. During this one day people lost almost all of their savings and money. This event could be responcible for the whole Great Depression.
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  • Bank of United States closes.

    Bank of United States closes the single largest bank failure in United States history.
  • FDR wins the presidential election.

    Franklin Delanor Roosevelt won the presidential election by a landslide, 22.8 million votes to 15.8 votes.
  • the Soil Erosion Service was created.

    The soil Erosion Service was created to help the dust bowl become stable again.
  • The Social Security Act was signed into law

    This act helped protect the elderly for poverty and was extremely controversal.
  • "Gone with the Wind" is first published.

    "Gone with the Wind" is first published and later wins the pulitser prize for best fiction. Many people read it to escape the depression.
  • FDR wins his second term as president

    FDR wins every state in the union except Vermont and Maine.
  • "Memorial day Massacre"

    During a peaceful strike Chicago Police Department shot into a crowed of unarmed protesters.
  • "Gone with the Wind" is premeired.

    "Gone with the Wind" is first premiered at the Loew's Grand Theartre. It was the most selling movie during the Great Depression.
  • Attack on pearl Harbor

    The japanese bomb pearl Harbor shooting th United States into World War II jump starting industry.