Great Depression Timeline

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Stock Market Crash of 1929

1929

Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act signed by Herbert Hoover

1930

New York Bank of the U.S. collapse

December 1931

Franklin D. Roosevelt Elected President

1933

Civil Works Administartion Established

1933

3 Day Dust Storm Goes As Far as New York

May 1934

Estimated 350 million tons of soil blew from Mid West and Southwest

Union for Social Justice Established by Father Coughlin

November 1934

Wagner National Labor Relations Act signed by FDR

1935

"New Deal" Recovery

1936

Recession

1938

U.S. Declares Neutrality in European War

1939

World War II Begins

1939

Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

U.S. Enters World War II

1942

Other

Recession

1938

U.S. Declares Neutrality in European War

1939

U.S. Enters World War II

1942