slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
The Great Depression PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
The Great Depression

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 84

The Great Depression - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 115 Views
  • Uploaded on

The Great Depression. Causes of the Crash. Overspeculation Buying on margin (10% down) Overproduction Catch - 22 Overextension of credit!!!!!! Installment buying Consumer debt Uneven distribution of wealth. Overproduction - Agricultural slump (declining demand for crops)

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

The Great Depression


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Presentation Transcript
    1. The Great Depression

    2. Causes of the Crash • Overspeculation • Buying on margin (10% down) • Overproduction • Catch - 22 • Overextension of credit!!!!!! • Installment buying • Consumer debt • Uneven distribution of wealth

    3. Overproduction - Agricultural slump (declining demand for crops) Farm surpluses Tax and tariff policies Overexpansion of credit Overspeculation in stock market Uneven distribution of wealth Technological unemployment Causes of the Great Depression

    4. Expansion (A speedup in the pace of economic activity) Peak (The upper turning of a business cycle) Contraction (A slowdown in the pace of economic activity) Trough (The lower turning point of a business cycle, where a contraction turns into an expansion)

    5. Stock Market CrashOctober 1929

    6. How many??

    7. They came from as far away as ________.

    8. Where did they stay?

    9. Congressional Action? House vote _________ Senate vote ________

    10. Results?

    11. Hawley-Smoot Tariff 1930 • Highest protective tariff ever • Retaliatory tariffs from foreign countries • US foreign trade suffered Depression deepened

    12. Hoovervilles

    13. Herbert Hoover 1929 – 1933 Republican “rugged individualism” Allow the economy to recover on it’s own indirect relief brilliant but with bad luck Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1931 – 1945 Democrat New Deal 3 R ’s direct relief “pump priming” Election of 1932

    14. 1932 Election What's the best way to fix the economy?

    15. Soup Kitchens paid for by "bad guy" Al Capone

    16. GM sit-down strike

    17. Civilian Conservation Corps

    18. National Youth Administration

    19. Works Administration Progress

    20. Public Works Administration