the economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries, roughly beginning with the stock-market crash in October, 1929, and continuing through most of the 1930s.
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How to use Great Depression in a sentence
Metzger thinks that older definition of a planet that included moons was forgotten when planetary science went through a “Great Depression” between about 1910 and 1950.The definition of planet is still a sore point – especially among Pluto fans | Lisa Grossman | August 24, 2021 | Science News
These are disparities not seen since before the Great Depression.
The result would give Democrats their smallest House caucus since before the Great Depression.
One month later to the day, the stock market crash of Black Tuesday signaled the start of the Great Depression.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso | Rich Goldstein | October 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
All this, of course, is in Of Mice and Men, a story of migrant workers during the Great Depression.
“The Great Depression” as a proper noun only came into popular use in the 1950s, long after the event was over.
In this state of intense anxiety and Great Depression, she returned to her town residence.The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2) | Timothy East
Samarra is very ancient, and has passed through periods of Great Depression and equally great expansion.War in the Garden of Eden | Kermit Roosevelt
It is worth while to record my Great Depression of spirits, that I may remember one more resurrection from the pit of melancholy.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3) | George Eliot
The Caspian lies in the centre of a Great Depression, being 83 feet below the level of the Sea of Azov.
As this state of mind continued, he finally arose and bid his friends good-night with a feeling of Great Depression.The Young Continentals at Bunker Hill | John T. McIntyre