to......
The Great
DEPRESSION
1930s
(started in 1929)
Click here
or here
for a couple of websites to get started.
or..... click the pictures below to learn more about
some of the things that cheered people up during the Great Depression in Australia.

PICTURE 1:The name Phar Lap is from a Thai phrase meaning lightning,
but to the people who worked around the stables
Phar Lap was known as Bobby!
PICTURE 2:The Sydney Harbour Bridge was unofficially opened by Captain Francis De Groot on horseback
(from this weird para-military group the New Guard)
he slashed the ribbon with his sword before the Premier
had a chance to do the official cutting.
PICTURE 3:One of Don Bradman's favourite pastimes
was to hit a golf ball against a tank stand with a cricket stump
- but the tank stand is gone now.
Check out HOW BAD THE ECONOMY WAS!!!
you're joking!!
Remember - it was bad all over the world
this queue in the USA was for a free coffee and doughnut!
USA was hard hit too
HOMEWORK:
be good, help around the house!!