The invention of the tractor caused over production of crops due to the fact that farmers were used to harvesting larger quantities of food for the military during World War I. However once it ended farmers were left with over harvesting land and too much food, which degraded the soil
This photo is an example of over harvesting a field which caused the degradation of soil which led to the dust bowl.
A photo of The Dust Bowl which was caused to the over harvesting of crops and led to death and led to the start of the Great Depression
People were taking loans from the Bank and once the Great Depression started banks shut down and people could no longer take out bank loans.
Black Tuesday was the day the stock market crashed in 1929, and signalled the start of the Great Depression.
On Black tuesday people gathered out side on Wall street to sell their stocks at what little value they could so that they could keep some of their money
This photo displays men applying for jobs in a factory because they were unemployed and needs to make money in any way they could.
Men gathering in a soup kitchen due to their inability to pay for their own food due to the fact that they lost their jobs.
This is a photo of a migrant mother who traveled throughout the Great Depression and is an example of the pain people suffered during the Great Depression
Unemployed Men gathering outside a soup kitchen trying to feed themselves
The unemployment rate reached all time highs during the Great Depression and affected everyone
The New Deal was proposed by FDR to try and bolster the economy
An example of a poster of a plan created by FDR to stimulated the economy
The start of World War II begin to signal the end of The Great Depression
The start of World War II helped bolster the economy more than the New Deal did by putting people in factories to create weapons and supplies for the troops