On Tuesday, 29 October 1929, the New York Stock Exchange opened under a cloud of fear. The market had been plummeting for the last five days and the brokers sensed that the worst was yet to come. 1,783 more words
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With aspects of life in the 1930s stuck you most deeply? How do the circumstances of Americans during the great depression compared to what America is facing now?
An aspects of life in the 1930s that stuck me most deeply is that about 2 million people were homeless during the Great Depression. The Great Depression was a time when many were poor and life was very hard. 461 more words