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Title: The 1930s / The Great Depression (Chapters 15-16) ODE STANDARD: The Great Depression was caused, in part, by the federal government


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The 1930s / The Great Depression (Chapters
15-16) ODE STANDARD The Great Depression was
caused, in part, by the federal governments
monetary policies, stock market speculation,
increasing consumer debt. The role
of the federal government expanded as a result of
the Great Depression.
Causes of the Great Depression 20s
Boom ? Stock Market Crash of 1929 ? ripple effect
Great Depression, 1929-1941 (What did it look
like?)
How to combat the Great Depression?
- Hoovers response
- FDRs response,
Effects on USA
POLITICAL
ECONOMIC
SOCIAL
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Effects
  • Causes
  • Roaring 20s BOOM
  • unequal distribution of income
  • personal debt
  • risky investment ? stock market speculation
    buying on the margin
  • overproduction
  • artificially inflated stock prices
  • FED limited money supply
  • farmers struggling ? couldnt pay loans, farms
    foreclosed by banks
  • Stock Market Crash, 10/29/29
  • 16 million shares sold
  • Ripple effect through economy
  • bank runs bank failures ?
    FED did not intervene to help banks (
    banks couldnt lend )
  • layoffs, less spending, etc

Great Depression, 1929-1941
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Economic Activity in the US
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No One Knew It Was Going To
Be THIS Bad
5
A Normal Business Cycle
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