History Brief: The Causes of the Great Depression

Causes of the Great Depression The 1930s saw a prolonged period of economic difficulties known as the Great Depression. What caused the Great Depression? Could it have been prevented? In the 1920s, the United States was becoming the world’s leading economic nation. The European nations had been devastated by World War I, and America was prospering. The introduction of electricity…

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How Depressed Was Georgia in the Great Depression?

In the 1930s America was experiencing the worst economic crisis our country had ever faced. People lost their jobs, their savings, and all too often their hope. It was called the Great Depression and it hit Georgia doubly hard. Farmers here had already been devastated by the boll weevil and low cotton prices. So come with us to the Washington…

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How to prepare for the next global recession | The Economist

We focused on this now because it’s been a decade since the global recession of 2008-2009 and some interesting and and worrying vulnerabilities are also popping up at the moment In 2008 and 2009 The dominoes were really set up for quite a nasty financial and economic crisis this time The economic vulnerabilities aren’t quite as large They’re large enough…

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