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Part I ResearchThe Great Depression began after the stock market crash on October 291929 and lasted until about 1939 This sent the United Stated into thelongest and darkest economic depression in American History The grossnational product fell from 1044 billion in 1929 to 742 billion in1933 Carson 1 Unemployment rates were also affected by thedepression in 1929 the US Labor Department reported that there wereabout 15 million people in the US without jobs Carson 1 In theDepressions peak unemployment in the US was as high as 16 millionAround 1933 the total annual income of the US shrunk form 878billion to 402 billion Carson 1 If you were a farmer back in theDepression it was not good farmers total combined income dropped from119 billion to 53 billion Carson 1 The depression wasnt onlyaffecting the United States it eventually spread worldwide HerbertHoover was the president at the time and relied on the cooperation ofbusiness and labor to maintain payrolls and production of profit The economy after the stock market crash left most people stunned Somany people were unemployed that it almost created a new class ofpeople Many of the unemployed lived in Hoovervilles which wereshantytowns on the outskirts of large cities Many men and boys traveledsearching for work Some men fought for cans of garbage and trashbecause they couldnt afford any food Although it is said that overallthere was little violence during the Depression Most of the violencecame from rural areas Carson 1 The angriest Americans were those inrural areas Carson 1 The most effected by the Depression werethose who were already just getting by before the Depression evenstarted Hanes Soup kitchens were very popular during thedepression Some men waited in the cold for hours on end to receivetheir food Hanes Entertainment in the Depression was hard to comeby for most families Most people had to cut back by making their owntoys or coming up with new games The board game monopoly was
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