Tag Archives: Great Depression

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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