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The Great Depression

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Transcript of The Great Depression

Implementing a plan for the PEOPLE
The Warmth of Other Suns
A new year rang in. It looked to be no better than the year before. They were calling it the Depression now. People took to begging and scraping to eat.
The Effect on the PEO
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Effect on the PEOPLE
The New Deal
In the reading, The Warmth of Other Suns, author Isabel Wilkerson, described the effect of the Great Depression had on the protagonists during the Great Migration.
George Sawson Starling
To deal with failure of the stock market, banks, and the negative toll that it have taken on the American people and families, from 1933 to 1938 the United States enacted a series of programs during the first term of President Roosevelt, tackling on the issues of the depression.
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Tuesday, October 29, 1929
Vol XCIII, No. 311
What is the Great Depression?
The NEW DEAL
Series of Program

Before the stock markets crashed on October 24, 1929, numerous of banks were beginning to decline which then lead to the Stock Market crashing. The crashing of the Stock Market caused myriad of businesses and investors to go into panic. Businesses began to fail because investors were pulling out. Leading to the firing of hundreds employees, people falling into severe debt, and families losing their homes. This traumatic event caused the
Great Depression.

The Great Depression was one the longest and trying economic hardship that had took on a tremendous effect on the Western Civilization from 1929 to 1939.

The Great Depression
Homelessness
Unemployment
Starvation
Illness
Increase of crime rates
Dust Bowl
Refer to page 55 in the text.
Ida Mae Brandon Gladys
pg 104
Refer to page 332 in the text.
Civilian Conversation Corps
Social Security Act
Public Works Administration
Works Progress Administration

Civilian Conversation Corps 1933
The CCC was designed and enacted to deal with the problem of unemployment for only, at the time, unmarried men and unemployed men. This work relief program was able to provide many jobs for the American people during the Depression.
Social Security Act 1935
The Social Security Act was enacted in August 1935 to combat on the poverty among the senior citizens. The act also served not only to retired working seniors but to blind persons, dependent and crippled children, maternal and child welfare.
The Recession
Series of Programs
Public Works Administration 1933
The NEW DEAL
The PWA was enacted to provide construction jobs to the people during the Depression, working on the highways and public building. The act was created by President Roosevelt but was enacted under the National Industrial Recovery Act by Harold L.Ickes.
Work Progress Act 1935
The WPA impacted numerous Americans lives throughout the country because it was the largest program that provided job to the unemployment, however, mostly unskilled men, working mostly on construction sites.
Work Cited
Wilkerson, Isabel.
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration.
New York, NY: Random House, 2010. Print.
Kelly, Martin. "New Deal Programs." <i>About Education</i>. 1 Jan. 2015. Web. 29 Mar. 2015. &lt;http://americanhistory.about.com/od/greatdepression/tp/new_deal_programs.htm&gt;.
"The Great Depression." <i>History</i>. A&E Television Networks, 1 Jan. 2015. Web. 29 Mar. 2015. &lt;http://www.history.com/topics/great-depression&gt;.
"Stories from the Great Depression." <i>YouTube</i>. 15 June 2009. Web. 29 Mar. 2015. &lt;https://youtu.be/TpfY8kh5lUw&gt;.
Only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Surpassing the Great Depression, the great recession of 2008 was one of the worst finical economic crisis in American history.
"The Great Recession." <i>State of Working America</i>. 1 Jan. 2015. Web. 31 Mar. 2015. &lt;http://stateofworkingamerica.org/great-recession/&gt;.
After the recession, the recession the unemployment went from five percent to 9.5% Leaving myriad of individuals loosing their homes causes them to be homeless.
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