The Great Depression 1929-1942

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Stock Market Crash

1929

The Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act is signed

1930

The Star Spangled Banner officially becomes national anthem.

1931

The Emergency Relief and Construction Act

1932

FDR Elected President

1933

Dust Bowl Begins

1934

F.B.I is Established

1935

New Deal Recovery

1936

Hindinburg Disaster

1937

Recession

1938

World War II Begins

1939

Selective Service Act

1940

Pearl Harbor Attack

1941

U.S. Enters World War II

1942