The stock market crash of 1929 and the subsequent financial panic that followed marked the beginning of the Great Depression. The stock market crash caused consumers to panic and banks to fail. More »

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 » History Modern History US History

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 »

The stock market crash and subsequent economic depression, known as the Great Depression, hit the deep South much harder than the rest of the country. Life was difficult for all Southerners, particularly African-American... More »

Reasons for the Great Depression include the stock market crash of 1929, the dust bowl storms of the Midwest, uneven distribution of wealth and rapid industrial expansion. A universally accepted list of causes does not e... More »

The stock market crash on Oct. 24, 1929, triggered the start of the Great Depression, but a combination of poor economic management and lack of government intervention caused the lasting recession. The economic prosperit... More »

"The Great Depression Ahead: How to Prosper in the Crash Following the Greatest Boom in History" by Harry S. Dent is a financial advice book predicting a crash in the American economy between mid-2009 and 2012, with the ... More » Art & Literature Literature Non-fiction