The Great Depression, 1929-1939

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    The Stock Market Crash of 1929

    The Stock Market Crash The Jazz Age literally ended with a crash. On October 24, 1929, investors suddenly began selling their shares of stock. Since no one was buying, prices immediately plummeted. October 29 saw another round of frantic selling—sixteen ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Hoover’s Response to the Great Depression

    Hoover’s Response to the Depression President Hoover stated publicly that “the Government should not support the people.” Himself a self-made man, Hoover believed in rugged individualism— people rescuing themselves by their own efforts. For ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Great Depression

    Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt FDR, as Roosevelt was often called, was a distant cousin of former president Theodore Roosevelt. FDR grew up in a wealthy New York family and married his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (the former President Roosevelt’s niece), who ...

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    The Great Depression Practice Test

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