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Seeking Redemption - Chapter 12 Excerpt

Each week we present an excerpt from the book, “Seeking Redemption: The Real Story of the Beautiful Game of Skee-Ball.” This weeks excerpt is from Chapter 12, “Stealth Transition – Weathering The Great Depression.” 109 more words

The Great Depression

RonPaulCurriculum 8th Grade History Essay 

For this essay, I’ll talk about the Great Depression. The Great Depression was an economic downfall, not just in America, it was worldwide in Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America. 554 more words


Facebook Live Part 2 for Students Who Missed It

Other Facebook Live for Snow Day #7. This is on FDR and his first 100 days. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10212762856255083&substory_index=0&id=1015214640

Great Depression

65 Pieces of Survival Wisdom From the Great Depression

It was the best of times, it was the very worst of times. America’s Great Depression of the 1930s was a time of starvation and subsistence survival for many families. 1,777 more words


Pare Lorentz "The Plow That Broke the Plains [excerpt from the documentary film]" (1936)

“The Plow That Broke the Plains ” This famous documentary film was funded by and made for the Department of Agriculture during the Great Depression. It was commercially shown in some public theaters, but many critics protested the use of government money to make and distribute “propaganda.” To see an excerpt, scroll down to the player at the bottom of the page. 10 more words

Investigative Journalism

What Have We Learned?

It was just over eight years ago that I wrote an article for Seeking Alpha entitled, “A History of Market Violence“. The article was posted to the site on March 5, 2009, which of course was just one day removed from the final financial crisis bear market low that came the next trading day on March 6. 74 more words

Market Outlook

Stock Market Crash of 1929

On October 29, 1929, Black Tuesday hit Wall Street as investors traded some 16 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange in a single day. 370 more words