Educator Resources for Great Depression Causes

No need to get depressed--in this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you about the causes of the Great Depression. Learn why the stock market crash wasn’t the cause of the Great Depression, but just another symptom of an economy gone bad. Discover why the prosperity of the Roaring Twenties couldn’t last, and how people’s spending and saving habits made a financial crisis inevitable. Find out why the 1920s weren’t so roaring for all Americans, particularly farmers. Finally, learn the difference between a recession and a depression, and what strategies the Federal Reserve and our government rely on to make sure we don’t repeat the mistakes of 1929. Diversify your portfolio of knowledge and click on this movie!

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