The Great Depression and the New Deal

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AP Photo
Jobless and homeless men wait on a long
line to get a free dinner at New York's
Municipal Lodging House, 1933.

The Great Depression and the New Deal

In the 1930s, the United States faced its greatest crisis since the Civil War. The Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression that followed brought an end to the Roaring ’20s. The party was over, and for many Americans, life became a matter of survival.

The Great Depression and the New Deal

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  • Perhaps at no other time in American history did the lives of average Americans change as drastically as they did during the Great Depression. The sites below don’t just focus on the big historical events, but detail the experiences of ordinary Americans as well.

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