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418 wordsOctober Depression The Great Depression October 24, 1929 saw perhaps one of the worst days in United States history. That day has ever since been entitled Black Thursday. This Thursday was different than any other Thursday in American history because on this Thursday the stock market plummeted to the very bottom and New York had become such a hysterical place that the New York Police had to close the visitor s gallery. Nearly thirteen million shares of stock were traded at lower prices. On this ...
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1,757 wordsTo my amazement the Great Depression serves as a natural debating point that justifies or refutes various economic policies. The Great Depression and the New Deal are complex topics that are open to many interpretations. The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U. S. history, and one which spread to virtually all of the industrialized world. Seeing the order in which events actually occurred dispels many myths about the Great Depression. One of the greatest of these myths is tha...
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