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Banks Failures: The 1920’s and The Great Depression

From the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.) itself, a great brief history of banking failures in the 1920’s and the Great Depression. see: FDIC: …

Great Depression | Definition, History, Causes, Effects, Facts

<b>Alternative Titles:</b> Depression of 1929, Slump of 1929<p><b>Great Depression</b>, worldwide economic downturn that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. It …

Bank Run - Facts Summary

The last wave of bank runs continued through the winter of 1932 and into 1933. By that time, Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt had won a landslide …

The Banking Panics of the Great Depression

Author(s):<p>Wicker, Elmus<p>Reviewer(s):<p>Wood, John H.<p>EH.NET BOOK REVIEW Published by EH.NET (May 1997)<p>Elmus Wicker, <i>The Banking Panics of the Great</i> …

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New York Bank Collapse 1931

Banking Panics of 1930-31

In the fall of 1930, the economy appeared poised for recovery. The previous three contractions, in 1920, 1923, and 1926, had lasted an average of …