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The Consequences of the Great Depression

Though the U.S. economy had gone into depression six months earlier, the Great Depression may be said to have begun with a catastrophic collapse of stock-market prices on the New York Stock Exchange in October 1929. During the next three … Continue reading

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Causes of the Great Depression

Really helpful post from scoop2go 1. False Prosperity * overdependence on mass production, consumer spending, advertising, welfare capitalism, high tariff, “invisible hand” * automobile was the leading industry * chemicals, appliances, radio, aviation, chain stores * overproduction in textiles, farming, … Continue reading

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What caused the Great Depression?

In this paper we will be examining various interconnected reasons for the Great Depression.

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Let’s hear it for Roosevelt!

Example of a Pro-Roosevelt (interventionist) New Deal Essay

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How successful was the New Deal?

A compilation of useful articles on your coursework. Tyler Cowen is a professor of economics at George Mason University plus two book reviews (from 1964 and 1992. Can you spot which is which?)

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