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Author Woolf, Alex, 1964-
Title The Wall Street crash : October 29, 1929 / Alex Woolf.
Pub Info Austin : Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers, c2003.
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book jacket
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 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 973.9 WOO     AVAILABLE
Descript 47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Series Days that shook the world
Days that shook the world.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.1 2 2 65390
Summary Describes the stock market crash of October, 1929, and provides an overview of events leading to "Black Tuesday," as well its effects on families, the economy, and world politics.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.
Contents October 27, 1929: Wall Street -- Manias, panics, and crashes -- The Jazz Age -- A mood of optimism -- The mini-crash -- Investment trusts -- Prices keep rising -- The Babson Break -- October 24, 1929: "Black Thursday" -- A nervous recovery -- October 29, 1929: "Black Tuesday" -- How bad can it get? -- Who was to blame? -- The slide into Depression -- Hoovervilles and the Bonus Army -- The New Deal -- The worldwide impact -- What if--? -- Legacy.
Subject Stock Market Crash, 1929.
New York Stock Exchange -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
Stock Market Crash, 1929.
New York Stock Exchange -- History.
Depressions -- 1929.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
ISBN 073985237X
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