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Great Depression

Worldwide economic collapse following the stock market crash in 1929, in which unemployment remained high for an extended period and many businesses failed.

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"I am poor, I am needy." Hymn that financier and railroad baron Cornelius Vanderbilt sang on his deathbed in 1877. He left an estate of nearly $100 million (several billion in toda ...

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The Economy: From Boom to Recession

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