The Great Depression in the United Kingdom, also known as the Great Slump,
was a period of national economic downturn in the 1930s, which had its origins in
the global Great Depression. It was Brita...
Oct 16, 2012 ... Efforts to keep Britain in the Gold Standard, and in particular, the decision in ... A
big feature of the UK economy in the 1920s, was a desire to ... Yet, despite these
efforts at fiscal austerity, national debt as a % of GDP was stubbornly high. ... The
miners went on strike for better pay and conditions, and were ...
Various political, economic and social problems ensured that the return to ...
Asquith - went into steep electoral decline during the 1920s and never recovered.
Its status as Britain's 'second' party of government was taken by the Labour Party,
... of Edwardian Britain disappeared for good in the immediate post-war years.
As in most nations, the economic factors of the time play a significant role in ...
was forced to pay incredibly sizeable reparations to France and Great Britain.
The stock market crash of October 1929 led directly to the Great Depression in
Europe. ... in which national economies around the world were intimately
connected, ... While European economies during the 1920s experienced
unemployment and ... political shifts of the 1920s combined to make such
conditions less apparent ...
The impact of the First World War on the European economy had led to. several
rocky ... recession in 1920 and 1921 had reflected other postwar dislocations,
though by ... sustain demand for goods, but on condition that additional loans
pour in to ... particular, as practiced even by traditionally free-trade Great Britain
economy in the 1920s and 1930s -- to the contrary, the failure to sustain a higher
... of World War I, Great Britain was the world's leading trading and lending nation
. .... minimum wages and regulate hours and working conditions for —sweated ...
The readjustment to a peacetime economy was never made successfully in the ...
More significant, however, was a general condition of instability that was widely ...
Thus, problems in manpower availability and distribution within national
economic ... The British Socialist Harold Laski, one of the most influential thinkers
of the ....
suspension of the gold standard in Great Britain on that day, after the six years of
painful effort ... mistake which led to slow growth of the British economy in the
1920s and deepened .... national-specific factors or changing economic
For much of the 1920s, the United States seemed prosperous. ... The "big crash"
was a clear warning sign of deep national economic troubles. ... 1776: British
economist philosopher Adam Smith publishes The Wealth of Nations which
greatly influenced economists ... It would regulate itself to maintain a healthy