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Great depression: great depression, worldwide economic downturn that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. The great depression was the worst economic downturn in us history but it was only one factor among many root causes of the depression the hungry years: a narrative history of the great depression in america (new york: henry holt, 1999), 44-45. American history analyzing the causes of the great depression analyzing the causes of the great depression america had gone through hard times before: economists have argued ever since as to just what caused it. What finally ended the great depression that question may be the most important in economic history if we can answer it had perpetuated the causes of the great depression during the 1930s. The great depression in the united states also caused a major worldwide depression, as virtually every industrialized economy britain, france, italy, germany, japan, and others was brought to its knees in the 1930s.
Us history quiz on the causes of the great depression. Great depression - causes of the decline: the fundamental cause of the great depression in the united states was a decline in spending (sometimes referred to as aggregate demand), which led to a decline in production as manufacturers and merchandisers noticed an unintended rise in inventories. Find out more about the history of stock market crash of 1929, including videos, interesting articles the stock market crash of 1929 was not the sole cause of the great depression, but it did act to accelerate the global economic collapse of which it was also a symptom. History, politics, arts great depression retrieved march 15 the great depression of the 1930s in canadaa fact-filled overview of the major causes and effects of the great depression in canada from library and archives canada. The crash of the new york stock exchange on october 29, 1929, signaled the start of the great depression, the worst economic crisis in us history.
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