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Life in the 1920's, Stock Market Crash, The Great Depression

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Texas A&M University
Hist 106 - History Of The U S

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HIST 106 1st Edition Lecture 13 Outline of Last Lecture I. US after WWI II. Europe after WWI III. Nazi’s and Hitler Outline of Current Lecture I. Life during the 1920’s II. Stock Market Crash III. The Great Depression Current Lecture 1920’s  #3 Republican Presidents in a row o Warren G. Harding  Dies before his term is finished  Wife takes over o Calvin Coolidge 1924-1928 o Herbert Hoover 1928-1932  Return to big business o Point of change is the Automobile  Changes the pattern of city life  People can move out (moving to the suburbs)  Rise of suburbs, malls, and so on o Electricity is becoming more common  2/3 of public has electricity  People can listen to radio now o Rise of advertising o Rise of buying things on credit (stock and bonds)  “Buying on margin” (rent the stock for 10%) o Rise of chain stores These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.

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