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Great Depression | Definition, History, Dates, Causes ... - Britannica
28 Feb 2024 at 4:38am
Great Depression, worldwide economic downturn that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. It was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialized Western world, sparking fundamental changes in economic institutions, macroeconomic policy, and economic theory.

Great Depression - Wikipedia
27 Feb 2024 at 3:02pm
The Great Depression (1929?1939) was a severe global economic downturn that affected many countries across the world. It became evident after a sharp decline in stock prices in the United States, leading to a period of economic depression.

Great Depression: Years, Facts & Effects | HISTORY
28 Feb 2024 at 9:03am
The Great Depression was the worst economic crisis in modern history, lasting from 1929 until the beginning of World War II in 1939. The causes of the Great Depression included slowing...

The Great Depression (article) | Khan Academy
28 Feb 2024 at 7:16am
Overview. The Great Depression was the worst economic downturn in US history. It began in 1929 and did not abate until the end of the 1930s. The stock market crash of October 1929 signaled the beginning of the Great Depression. By 1933, unemployment was at 25 percent and more than 5,000 banks had gone out of business.

Great Depression | Key Facts | Britannica
28 Feb 2024 at 3:12am
Key facts about the Great Depression, worldwide economic downturn that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. It was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialized Western world, sparking fundamental changes in economic institutions and policies.

Great Depression: Causes, Definition & Dates | HISTORY
27 Feb 2024 at 2:09am
The Great Depression was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world, lasting from 1929 to 1939. Explore topics on the era, from the stock market crash of 1929, to...

The Great Depression | Federal Reserve History
28 Feb 2024 at 1:14pm
The Great Depression began in August 1929, when the economic expansion of the Roaring Twenties came to an end. A series of financial crises punctuated the contraction. These crises included a stock market crash in 1929 , a series of regional banking panics in 1930 and 1931 , and a series of national and international financial crises from 1931 ...

Great Depression: What Happened, Causes, How It Ended - The Balance
28 Feb 2024 at 9:17am
The Great Depression was a worldwide economic depression that lasted 10 years. It began in the United States on October 24, 1929, otherwise known as ?Black Thursday," when panicked investors sold a record 13 million shares. Over the next four trading days, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, a popular proxy for the U.S. stock market, fell nearly 25%.

Great Depression Facts | Britannica
26 Feb 2024 at 9:30pm
The Great Depression, which began in the United States in 1929 and spread worldwide, was the longest and most severe economic downturn in modern history. It was marked by steep declines in industrial production and in prices (deflation), mass unemployment, banking panics, and sharp increases in rates of poverty and homelessness.

Great Depression in the United States - Wikipedia
28 Feb 2024 at 6:04am
In the United States, the Great Depression began with the Wall Street Crash of October 1929 and then spread worldwide. The nadir came in 1931?1933, and recovery came in 1940.



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