America Moves from the Roaring Twenties to the Great Depression


In 1928, President Coolidge did not run for re-election, and the Republican Party chose Herbert Hoover to run for President. During his campaign, Hoover told Americans that the economy was strong and would grow even stronger.

Just a year later, the nation entered the worst depression in its history.

How did the depression begin? How were Americans affected by the depression? These questions will be answered in this activity.