On 24 October 1929, the United States took a catastrophic hit. It wasn’t a bomb or a natural disaster – though both would strike in the following 15 years – but the biggest stock market crash to date. It was Black Thursday, and the Great Depression had begun.
In All About History The Great Depression, uncover the causes of America’s economic collapse and find out how it ripped apart the decadent and fun-loving society of the Roaring Twenties. Meet the key players who tried to stem the catastrophe, and learn why their efforts were in vain as the United States and the world spiralled into crippling debt. Explore how the Wall Street Crash led to the rise of a ruthless fascist dictator in a ruined Germany and discover how we remember it today.