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The Great Depression

Who made a large impact on the happenings of the Great Depression?


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2009-03-11 05:08:31
2009-03-11 05:08:31

Well, a lot of people could serve as answers to that question but I suppose the two most significant and well known would be Herbert Hoover and Franklin Roosevelt, both presidents of the United States.


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