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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


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


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


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