Depression and Dust Bowl

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Depression and Dust Bowl

Depression, Dust Bowl and a New Deal

Sept. 1929 "There is no cause to worry. The high tide of prosperity will continue." Andrew W. Mellon, Secretary of the Treasury

May 1, 1930"While the crash only took place six months ago, I am convinced we have now passed the worst and with continued unity of effort we shall rapidly recover. There is one certainty of the future of a people of the resources, intelligence and character of the people of the United States-that is prosperity." President Hoover

Jan 20, 1931 "The country is not in good condition"- Calvin Coolidge.

In 1932, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is elected President. He institutes "The New Deal" to help save America from The Great Depression. He is elected to office for three terms (1933-1945).

The Dust Bowl

America finally began to emerge from The Great Depression with the onset of WWII.



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