In 1929, the world was hit by an economic crisis similar to that of 2008. To help us comprehend the reasons and results of this, we’re watching CrashCourse US History . This helpful video gives a breakdown of the situation before and during the Great Depression.
While you watch, consider the social repercussions; what do you think people felt?
If you’re interested in learning more about the people the Great Depression affected, we recommend reading Of Mice and Men with us!
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