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Bank Failures during the 1930s Great Depression

Bank Failures during the 1930s Great Depression | The Great Depression | Scoop.it
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This article explains the economic issues during the Great Depression and about the bank failures. The article tells us that some economists and historians have argued that the bank crisis caused the Great Depression but others have reviewed economic factories and regional histories and argued that banks failed as a result of the economic collapse.

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A bleak childhood in the great depression

A bleak childhood in the great depression | The Great Depression | Scoop.it
Bradford during the Great depression of the early 1930s was a grim place to be if you were without work and money.
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This is a first hand account of a mans life during The Great Depression. He tells his story about The Great Depression and the struggles he and the people around him went through.

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Great Depression (1930's) News - The New York Times

Great Depression (1930's) News - The New York Times | The Great Depression | Scoop.it
News about the Great Depression (1930's). Commentary and archival information about great depression (1930's) from The New York Times.
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This text tells us some basic information about The Great Depression, it explains how the stock market declined and how many lost their jobs and how poverty became a serious matter. It tells us about how people became homeless and the hardship many faced. This text provides some good information about The Great Depression and covers a lot of the events that took place.

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Suicide and the Economy

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"We never spoke of them. Why would we?" Learning the the truth about my great-grandfather, and 40,000 Americans during the Great Depression
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This article gives us an insight on times during The Great Depression. It shows the hardship and tragedy many had to go through. The economy crashing all over the world cause many to suffer and lose their jobs resulting in horrible events.

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Stock Market Crash of 1929

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The 1929 Stock Market Crash, also called the Great Crash was a sharp decline in U.S. stock market values in 1929 that contributed to the Great Depression of the 1930s
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This article gives some background information on how The Great Depression started in 1929 and the events that took place shortly after.

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UW Working Women, pt. 1

UW Working Women, pt. 1 | The Great Depression | Scoop.it
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This article tells us about women during The Great Depression. Most were forced out of the workforce and had to suddenly defend their right to a job. We learn that during The Great Deprssion the role of woman in the workforce came under intense examination.

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Family Life During the Great Depression

Family Life during the great depression was pretty hard, money was scarce so they had to make due with what they had and save on where they could.
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Most families suffered during The Great Depression and this text gives great detail on how things were and what life was like during this time. The Great Depression did not only just affect workers, it affected their families as well due to them not being able to earn enough money to make a living. The text tells us about how children had to do everything they could to help out the family by trying to find work too.

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