Que fue la Gran Depresion? (What Was the Great Depression?)

Que fue la Gran Depresion? (What Was the Great Depression?)

by Janet Pascal

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On October 29, 1929, life in the United States took a turn for the worse. The stock market—the system that controls money in America—plunged to a record low. But this event was only the beginning of many bad years to come. By the early 1930s, one out of three people was not working. People lost their jobs, their houses—or both—and ended up in shantytowns called “Hoovervilles”—named for the president at the time of the crash. By 1933, many banks had gone under. Though the U.S. has seen other times of struggle, the Great Depression remains one of the hardest and most widespread tragedies in American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631134142
Publisher: Santillana USA Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/15/2016
Series: What Was (Spanish edition) Series
Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
Pages: 124
Sales rank: 744,602
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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