Great Depression & World War II

1929 - 1945

The 1920s were called the “Age of Prosperity, but that prosperity ended with the stock market crash in October 1929. The resulting Great Depression lasted until the late 1930s, when demand for goods to support World War II reanimated the US economy.
1929 1945 New York StockExchange crash 1939 1933 The New Deal 1941 Japan attacksPearl Harbor United Statesjoins WWII 1932 Bonus ExpeditionaryForce march on theUnited States Capitol Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Presidency 1930 Beginning ofthe Dust Bowl 1935 National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act) WWII ends United States dropsatomic bomb onHiroshima and Nagasaki

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