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Great Depression


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The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
    • Types 

    • Start 

    • Causes 

    • The gold standard and the spreading of global depression 

    • Turning point and recovery 

    • Socio-economic effects 

    • Literature 

    • Naming 

    • Comparison with the Great Recession