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The Great Depression

What was the main cause to the start of the Great Depression?


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2011-02-08 18:47:37
2011-02-08 18:47:37

The main cause to the start of the great depression was the Wall Street Crash in 1929.


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No, the stock market crash of 1929 by itself did not trigger the Great Depression. It was one of the factors leading up to the Great Depression, but it was not the sole cause and maybe not even the main cause. There was a mix of domestic and international conditions and events that caused the Great Depression.

The most popular belief of the cause of the Great Depression is the stock market crash of 1929. Economist still debate about the other causes. Excess speculation in the stock markets added to the causes of the depression.

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The main start of the great depression was the stock market crash in 1929. President Hoover did not hold action because he assumed things would get better on their own but he was incorrect and president Franklin D. Roosevelt saved the stabilized the economy with deficit spending until the start of WWII.

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Excessive borrowing of stock leading to the stock crash :) Have fun on study island! OPINION: The main cause of the great depression was the life style of the 1920s america. the people at that time did not save money. they over-consumed as they had high wages, and there were low prices. the only matter was to live the life you have and to benefit from it as much as possible.

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The United States had to curtail its loans to Europe.

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they didnt contribute to it too much, the main reason for the great depression was the stock market crash followed by lack of job availability, and the presidents "New Deal" Sorry that I cant give you a direct answer, but they didnt effect the great depression too much

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