The Great Depression Of The 1930s And The World War II Essay

1622 Words Nov 21st, 2016 7 Pages
For America, a lot has happened throughout history, impacts have been considered good and bad for the country. During the Great Depression of the 1930s and the World War II in the 1940’s America has endured hardship for the nation, as the country goes from low economic issues to being forced to be involved in a war. This, however, did not cause America to crumble and fall, the country prevailed a became greater as a result of it. There were so many great factors during this time that influenced America to continue to thrive and those are the leaders, American’s policy’s, and the American people as a whole.

To start, a country is only as good as its leaders, and in America’s case its leader is what brought prosperity to the nation. The Great Depression of the 1930s brought a great economic downfall to America. The stock markets crashed and soon people were under the poverty line and did what they could to make ends meet, by limiting the items they buy and even ration the food they can get. Americans looked to their government as the last barrier against starvation, hopelessness, and perpetual poverty. Thus the election of democratic Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who was once the governor of New York for the first 3 years of the Great Depression, became President in a landslide and in order to help America out of the economic crisis has deployed his New Deal. On March 4th, 1933, in his first Inaugural Address, Roosevelt famously declared, “This great Nation will endure…

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