Great Depression


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Great Depression

the DEPRESSION that was experienced by many countries in the decade 1929–39. The Great Depression was associated with very high UNEMPLOYMENT levels and low production and INVESTMENT levels in North America and Europe, and with falling levels of INTERNATIONAL TRADE.
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Using Temple's career in the 1930s as a vehicle, Kasson provides an analysis of the role and "circulation of a new emotional currency" during the Great Depression (3).
There is a moving photo included of a young child, with the caption: "This girl's parents were striking for better wages in California." Highly recommend this book to students looking to learn more about the Great Depression through examining primary documents, reading quotes, and trying out some activities people did during these times.--Ellen Frank.
BLACK TUESDAY | GREAT DEPRESSION | HISTORY | HISTORICAL EVIDENCE | CRITICAL THINKING
Critique: "Boy Wanted" is a deftly crafted novel set in the era of America's Great Depression that showcases author Ryan Christiansen as a master storyteller of the first rank.
slipping again into a Great Depression as that was caused by many factors.
"The Great Depression was the signal economic event of the twentieth century and, we hope, the Great Recession will be the signal event of the twenty-first.
These ten stories, composed over the course of Betty Jean Tucker's adult life, circle the era of the author's early childhood during the Great Depression. It is unspoken but clear that this time period left an indelible mark on the author, just as it left a lasting mark on the nation.
Well Worth Saving tells the story of the disastrous housing market during the Great Depression and the extent to which an immensely popular New Deal relief program, the Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC), was able to stem foreclosures by buying distressed mortgages from lenders and refinancing them.
In their seminal work, Buchanan and Wagner argue that Keynesian economics eliminated the old-time fiscal religion that had existed prior to the Great Depression. The old time fiscal religion was represented by a correspondence between prudence in personal finance and public finance.
"You had the Great Depression in the United States," Samaras told Clinton, who was visiting Greece as part of a delegation of Greek-American businessmen.
In the United States, the deep personal suffering experienced in the Great Depression challenged American optimism individually and collectively; organized religion everywhere discovered that economic catastrophe brooked little spiritual exceptionalism.