APUSH >>> Today, you will analyze the causes and effects of the Stock Market Crash of 1929, which sent the booming, optimistic Roaring Twenties into the 12 year long Great Depression. You will first open up a Google Doc. and title it : The Stock Market Crash of 1929
2) Explain in your own words, what were the specific causes of the the Stock Market Crash in October 1929?
3) How did President Hoover's Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act contribute to the downward spiral of the American economy?
Look at the Newspaper Headlines and short clippings from their stories below and answer the two questions that follow.
5) Why is 1929 considered a turning point in American History? What are the causes of the year’s importance as a transitional year?