In GCSE History students will look at British Society in different periods. One timespan covered is from 1931-1951, and one aspect studied is the impact of the Great Depression.
British society was hit hard by the depression of the 1930s. Britain was one of the first countries to be affected by the Wall Street Crash in 1929. As the USA greatly restricted imports a trading nation like Britain was bound to feel the impact. The 1929-31 Labour government fell under the pressure of the slump and a coalition tried to cope with the aftermath.
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