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Great Depression

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The period of declining and lower economic activity in the worldwide economy from the late 1920s through the 1930s. In the United States, it began with the stock market crash in October 1929 and was characterized by a decline in business activity into 1933.
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Noun1.Great Depression - the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930sGreat Depression - the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
2.Great Depression - a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment
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Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): The Great Depression era from 1930s or early 1940s has been a critical period in history, which gave birth to some of the great creative works, according to a professor of English and American studies at Temple University,
Author and novel-writing teacher Dandi Daley Mackall presents Rudy Rides the Rails: A Depression Era Story, a picturebook featuring dark, softly painted yet realistic paintings by award-winning children's book artist Chris Ellison.
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Having grown up on the Island and having a law degree gave me a somewhat different view, as did the time in which I grew up; it wasn't the depression era, but the days of 'I Like Ike' and Camelot and Viet Nam.
The area's castle-style residences are legacies of the Depression Era, when Tujunga's abundant natural stone was the cheapest available building material, said Lloyd Hitt, president of the Little Landers Historical Society.
Listeners are privy to events that include two world wars and the Depression era of the 1930s, as well as Millicent's loves, ambitions, struggle for independence, joys, and tragedies.
I have used it, among other things, for start-of-class announcements, a window into the Depression era via WPA photos from the Web, and test review in the form of a Jeopardy game.
Only Skin Deep presents many famous images, from Dorothea Lange's iconic Depression era tableau Migrant Mother to Gordon Parks's bitingly ironic American Gothic, a portrait of a downtrodden government charwoman with her mop and broom, to Charles Moore's harrowing shots of civil rights demonstrators in Birmingham, Alabama, being pummeled by water canons.
Newsreels of marathon dances from the Depression era show contestants shaving while dancing.
Italian identity, therefore, was made locally out of the Depression era crisis and fueled internationally by Benito Mussolini's rise to power.
What makes Robert Shulman's new book about the literary Left of the 1930s so engaging is that its project is largely to produce a series of close readings of radical texts from the Depression era that demonstrate the considerable artistic achievement of those texts.
With parents from the Depression era, he and his wife were timid about investing in the stock market outside of their 401(k) plans.

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