The Collapse Of The Great Nation Essay

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The Collapse of the Great Nation During the economic boom of the twenties, traditional values of America wore out and, now faced with jazz age, women smoking, drinking, and wearing short shorts. The average American were busy sending their hard earned money on automobiles, household appliance, and the guessing game of the stock market, where big money was made. Those in the American dream howere bought their good with credit. As more and more products came out the more people were in debt, suddenly the economy couldn 't sustain itself any longer. On October 29, 1929 also known as “Black Tuesday” the stock market crashed triggering The Great Depression, the worst economic collapse in the history of the modern industrial world. The crash affected American, and everyone around the world, causing mass hysteria. With business and banks falling to their knees more than 15 million Americans were unemployed, lasting for about 11 years people went to their last resort of crime and prostitution. People would steal, kill, and mug one and another for petty things like shoes and toothpaste, while women leaded towards prostitution for it’s high pay and effortless work. During The Great Depression there was a mass scapegoating of one and another. People blamed President Hoover for his lack of help in the mess and the poor angry, accused the rich for speeding way too much. As a result of The Great
Depression, many people blamed each other for diluting their American delight and as far as…

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