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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • United States. Army -- History -- 20th century,
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- United States,
  • United States -- Military policy

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn W. Killigrew.
SeriesModern American history
LC ClassificationsUA25 .K47 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationca. 450 p. in various pagings ;
Number of Pages450
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4745985M
ISBN 100824036344
LC Control Number78062385

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This book gives a great description of what went on during the Great Depression. It is especially strong in describing the policy response. It was published in , but is still the book I go to when I want to know about the actions that were taken in the New Deal [economic programmes].   The Great Depression of the s was a severe economic problem which affected the whole world, and United States of America (USA) in particular. This was a significant event between two world wars. Great Economic Depression started in and lasted until the s. What is a Depression? Depression is a severe and prolonged downturn in economic activity. Military During the Great Depression In a time that finding a paying job, cheap food, and some form of shelter were almost unheard of there was always the option of joining the military. In the middle of the Great Depression the Army had a total of five infantry divisions. 3 in. The simple answer is that the depression caused the government to retract their original promise of giving bonuses to soldiers who fought for their country in World War I.   It didn't look good.

  When the Great Depression struck the veterans were in even worse shape financially after having made sacrifices for their country. In large numbers marched on Washington, D.C., a Following World War I, many veterans returned to the United States to find that their jobs were gone and that others were finically well off while the military had been paid $21 per month.4/5.   The Global Impact of the Great Depression book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This study broadens the conventi /5. This paper provides a comparative analysis of the Great Depression () and the Great Financial Crisis () by contrasting the crises' main driving forces and how they relate to each. economic impact.” —Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. “McElvaine’s re/ections on the Great Depression re-create one of the most dramatic and traumatic times in the history of our country. With our sense of the past imperiled, this is essential reading.” —Studs Terkel “McElvaine is thorough as well as entertaining..