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SSUSH17- The student will analyze the causes and consequences of the Great Depression.

Great Depression GREAT DEPRESSION

Great DepressionGreat Depression- 1929-1941 period of extremely high unemployment and economic disparity

Great DepressionStock market crash of 1929- Billions of $ lost, 16 million shares of stock were soldBlack Tuesday- Oct. 29th 1929

Great DepressionOverproduction- producing to muchUnder Consumption- consumption of less than in produced.

Dust BowlDust Bowl- term used for the central and southern great plains region of the U.S. during the 1930s which suffered from drought and dust storms.

Dust Bowl

Dust BowlMigration west- over 800,000 people moved westward to find jobs and new homes.

Social and Political ImpactsUnemployment- 1929= 3% of pop. unemployed 1933= 25% of pop. unemployedHoovervilles- makeshift shantytowns of tents and shacks built on public land or vacant lots. Named after president Hoover.

Hoovervilles