The 1929 stock market crash sent the entire U.S. into the Great Depression--a time of high unemployment, deflation and other financial troubles. And the South suffered even more, as floods, disease, poor farming conditions and lack of electricity made life even harder. But President Roosevelt's program called The New Deal helped put the country on the road to recovery. It also created The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), helping ease the extra hardships faced by the people in the South. Click on the videos, photos, maps and more at left to get the full story.