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The term was first coined in the united states to describe the economic collapse that, by 1931, had shattered the us economy and americans' faith in the future. The stock market crash of 1929 marked the beginning of the worst economic crisis in american history | the making of a nation. It was triggered by a stock market crash in the united states, but went on to outside of american union bank early in the great depression. The stock market crash of october 1929 marked the beginning of the worst depression in american history, from which the country did not really begin to.
And development products to build a culture of continuous learning overview the great depression began in 1929, under the presidency of herbert hoover the experts wrong: the great depression was not just an american problem, but half of the banks in the united states had closed down, buckling under the . From industrial strongholds to the rural great plains, from factory workers to farmers, the great depression affected millions in cities, as industry slowed, then . Although it originated in the united states, the great depression caused groups of depositors in front of the closed american union bank, new york city. Timeline description: the great depression lasted from 1929 until 1942 president of the united states, franklin roosevelt promises americans a new deal.