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According to the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, the Great Depression was a worldwide occurrence that affected the majority of market-oriented countries, in particular those that were in adherence to t... More »

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World War I took place mostly in Europe. There was fighting in the Atlantic Ocean, as well. Additionally, there were fronts in Asia, Africa and the Pacific Ocean. More »

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The Great Depression had a huge social and psychological impact on people as a result of the loss of income (and concomitant increase in poverty), the loss of income potential, the need for migration, and the length of t... More »

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During the majority of the Great Depression, the President of the United States of America was Franklin Delano Roosevelt. However, the Great Depression began in 1929, when Herbert Hoover was in office. Franklin Roosevelt... More »

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The Great Depression lasted for approximately 10 years, from 1929 to 1939. The stock market crash in October 1929 wiped out millions of investors and sent Wall Street into a panic. By 1933, 13 to 15 million Americans wer... More »

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The Great Depression began in the United States in September 1929 and lasted through 1939. With the stock market crash in October 1929 the depression was felt worldwide, with most countries experiencing extreme financial... More »

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