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    • America's First Great Depression

    • Economic Crisis and Political Disorder After the Panic of 1837
    • By: Alasdair Roberts
    • Narrated by: Kevin Young
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    For a while, it seemed impossible to lose money on real estate. But then the bubble burst. The financial sector was paralyzed and the economy contracted. State and federal governments struggled to pay their domestic and foreign creditors. Washington was incapable of decisive action. The country seethed with political and social unrest. In America's First Great Depression, Alasdair Roberts describes how the United States dealt with the economic and political crisis that followed the Panic of 1837.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Story

    • By The History Club on 06-10-13

    Regular price: $13.99