Tag Archives: Great Depression

What Made America Successful in the Past?


The United States is in dire need of better leadership. Many former American presidents and leaders implemented active industrial policy geared toward manufacturing at home, and these policies worked. There are inspiring examples of U.S. directorship on both sides of the aisle, and they go all the way back to the birth of our country. Since then, the most successful American leaders have made a point to protect American businesses first and foremost.

In 1930 They Didn’t Know it Was “the Great Depression” Yet

The following excerpt was taken from The Huffington Post. Click here to read the article in its entirety

One in seven Americans now living in poverty

The following article originally appeared on .

What Caused the Great Depression?

I want to present the most balanced and the most professional of views on the impact of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff on the Great Depression of the 1930s. To do that I have turned to the Economic History Association’s Encyclopedia. The Economic History Association’s Encyclopedia is available online at EH.Net. Here is the background of the Economic History Association’s encyclopedia quoted from the home page of EH.Net.

The Impact of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff on the Great Depression

Quotes taken from the essay titled The Smoot-Hawley Tariff in the Encyclopedia of the Economic History Association written by Professor Anthony O’Brien of Lehigh University.

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