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Black Tuesday: The Cause Of The Great Depression

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The Great Depression was caused by the Stock Market crash also known as Black Tuesday, on this day the stock market crashed by seventy five percent. During this time many people took out loans and payed with stocks with credit so they could get rich quick, but when the stocks dropped this low people lost lots of money. This also ruined banks because the people went to the banks to get their money back and the banks didn't have it. In the movie “Cinderella Man” James says how he lost a lot of money in the stocks because he put it all in one stock and it never grew and he lost his money. Another reason The Great Depression was started was because of people trying to live up to the standard of living. This means people would buy things to make
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