What are the causes of the depression in 1929?

Answer When the stock market crashed in 1929, it ushered in the worst economic disaster the United States had ever seen. It would take progressive politics, a world war and more than a decade to reverse ... Read More »

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What was the unemployment rate at the height of the 1929 depression?

The unemployment rate peaked at 3.2 percent at the height of the depression in 1929. The unemployment rate continued to climb, even though the height of the depression had passed, until it peaked a... Read More »

Anti-Depression Medication for Juvenile Depression?

Antidepressant medications are often prescribed in conjunction with psychotherapy for adolescents suffering from depression. The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that approximately fiv... Read More »

How much were beds in 1929?

A 2-inch metal post Simmons bed including a Liberty mattress and springs could be bought for $26.95 in 1929. This style of spring bed was the new fashion. Most beds of this era were a solid wood fr... Read More »

1929 Inventions?

After the Roaring Twenties, in which the United States' thriving economy and social dynamism marked a period of great progress, the Stock Market Crash of 1929 brought forth the Great Depression. D... Read More »