USA 1930-2000

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What was the Wall Street Crash?
The collapse of the American stock market in October 1929.
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What was the Great Depression?
The economic and social slump which followed the Wall Street Crash.
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What were Hoovervilles?
Shanty towns built on the edges of cities by the unemployed during the Great Depression. They were named after President Hoover.
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What was a hobo?
An unemployed wanderer searching for work.
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What impact did the Wall Street Crash have on unemployment?
Factories, banks and businesses collapsed.
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What was the Great Depression?

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The economic and social slump which followed the Wall Street Crash.

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What were Hoovervilles?

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What was a hobo?

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What impact did the Wall Street Crash have on unemployment?

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