H102 Lecture 18_ The Crash and the Great Depression

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12/22/11 H102 Lecture 18: The Crash and the Great Depression 1/1 us.histor\.wisc.edu/hist102/lectures/lecture18.html SWanle\ K. SchXlW], PUofeVVoU of HiVWoU\ william P. TiVhleU, PUodXceU LecWXre 18 Crashing Hopes: The Great Depression In 1929, Yale uniyeUViW\ economiVW IUying FiVheU VWaWed confidenWl\: "The naWion iV maUching along a peUmanenWl\ high plaWeaX of pUoVpeUiW\." Fiye da\V laWeU, Whe boWWom dUopped oXW of Whe VWock maUkeW and XVheUed in Whe GUeaW DepUeVVion, Whe ZoUVW economic doZnWXUn in AmeUican hiVWoU\. AlWhoXgh AmeUicanV ofWen belieye WhaW Whe CUaVh ZaV
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