america in the great depression

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america in the great depression

America In The Great Depression By Michelle Houseburg

750,000 farmers declared bankruptcy

.Discrimination during the Great Depression against women was common, both officially and unofficially, because they were seen as taking away jobs from men

The Dust Bowl was a period of severe dust storms causing major ecological and agricultural damage to American during the 20's and 30's During The Great Depression

The Empire State Building and the Golden Gate Bridge where created during this time and created some jobs in America.

The great depression unemployment rate reached 24.9% Toledo, Ohio got hit especially hard and reached an unemployment rate of 80%

By the 1930s, thousands of schools were operating on reduced hours or were closed down entirely.

The first week of the depression the stock market lost $30 billion dollars, more than the US government spent in WW2. By the end of the depression the stock market fell 89%.

African-Americans were the hardest hit during the Great Depression, and they were often the first to get laid off.




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