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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wall_Street_Crash_of_1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, ... The London crash greatly weakened the optimism of American investment in markets overseas. ... crescendo of stock-exchange speculation which had led hundreds of thousands of Americans to invest heavily in the stock market.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression_in_the_United_States

The Great Depression began in August 1929, when the United States economy first went into ... The Depression caused major political changes in America. ... Banks began to fail in October 1930 (one year after the crash) when farmers defaulted on ... Thousands of individual investors who believed they could get rich by ...

www.reference.com/history/did-thousands-american-banks-close-after-stock-market-crash-b8741026360c177f

Why did thousands of American banks close after the stock market crash? A: ... many American banks began closing because consumers pulled all of their money out of the banks, ... Without an influx of cash, the banks closed. ... After the Crash Thousands of American Banks Closed because they · Definition of Stock Market ...

www.manythings.org/voa/history/176.html

Aug 2, 2006 ... Thousands lost their homes. ... Workers struggled as factories closed. ... "We can't send the children to school," he said, "because they have no clothes. ... During the three years following the stock market crash, the American gross ... federal government did not guarantee the money that people put in banks.

www.history.com/topics/1929-stock-market-crash

Find out more about the history of Stock Market Crash of 1929, including videos, ... market underwent rapid expansion, reaching its peak in August 1929, after a period ... out thousands of investors, and stock tickers ran hours behind because the ... By 1933, nearly half of America's banks had failed, and unemployment was  ...

www.pbs.org/fmc/timeline/estockmktcrash.htm

1929 - The stock market crash ushered in the Great Depression. ... In 1932 and 1933, they hit bottom, down about 80% from their highs in the late 1920s. ... New investment could not be financed through the sale of stock, because no one ... Roosevelt closed all the banks in the United States for three days - a "bank holiday.

www.history.com/topics/bank-run

The stock market crash of October 1929 left the American public highly ... Some 650 banks failed in 1929; the number would rise to more than 1,300 the following ... a national “bank holiday,” during which all banks would be closed until they ...

www.optionsanimal.com/trading-education-stock-market-crash-1929-and-great-depression

Sep 2, 2011 ... The 1929 Stock Market Crash brought an end to the euphoria of Post World War I United States. ... businesses closed and millions of people were suddenly without job or the ... because they believed they would only continue to make money. ... On this one day, millions of Americans lost fortunes and panic ...

sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/historpedia/home/economic-forces/the-economic-causes-and-impacts-of-the-stock-market-crash-of-1929-fall-2012

They identify a major history force that influences the person, event, or group described in their ... So, once the American economy weakened and the flow of American ... in everywhere because ordinary people were able to make millions off of it. ... After the stock market crash and the bank closures, people were too afraid to ...