Thursday, March 15, 2018
The Great Depression 2 - The road to rock bottom
As the Great Depression progressed economic collapse took its toll on rural
America.Crops went unsold, farm mortgages were called in by banks, hungry
farmers protested, and robberies increased dramatically. The U.S. Army was called
in to defend the nation's capital from veterans who were demanding that President
Hoover and Congress pay a bonus for their services in World War I.