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How Canada Tracked the US during the Great Depression

Over the last few years, while I continued my research on other fronts, I started spending small amounts of time on a daily basis to read about the Great Depression and more precisely, how Canada lived through the depression. 137 more words

Economics

U.S. Financial Institutions: Three waves of a failures since 1934

… and the GFC is definitely over, also from the point of view of the failure of financial institutions (which – in these data – really means depository institutions, DI). 711 more words

Great Financial Crisis

Photo of the Day - 02/21/17 ("Tent of Flies", 1936)

Daily Photo — “Tent of Flies, 1936”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a  65 more words

Writing

Here We Go Again

You’d think that, after the crash of the housing market, the failure of banks, the stock market plunge, and the Great Recession of 2008-2009 that still is affecting the economy in many parts of the country, modern Americans would have learned a painful but lasting lesson about taking on too much debt. 311 more words

America

A St. Louis Original: Ooey-Gooey Butter Cake.

A few weeks back, I was watching Martha Stewart Bakes during which she made something I had never heard of in my forty-plus years as a chef–a Gooey Butter Cake. 732 more words

The Great Depression

Discover how one of the darkest economic times in American history helped the nation reinvent itself.

The Great Depression (1929-39) was the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world. 1,253 more words

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