Great Depression Timeline 1929-1942

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Stock Market Crashes

1929

Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act was signed by President Hoover

1930

The New York Bank of the United States Collapses

1931

FDR Elected President

1933

The Civil Works Administration is established

1933

3 day dust storm blows 3 million tons of soil off terrain

1934

Union for Social Justice Established by Father Coughlin

1934

FDR signs the Wagner National Labor Relations Act

1935

New Deal Recovery

1936

Recession

1938

World War II Begins

1939

US Declared Neutrality in the war

1939

Japanese Attack Peal Harbor

1941