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What is the chief cause of the farm depression?

by United States. Extension Service

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural conditions,
  • Family farms,
  • Agriculture

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDiscussion series A -- no. 1, Discussion series A (United States. Department of Agriculture) -- no. 1.
    ContributionsUnited States. Agricultural Adjustment Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 pages ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25901789M
    OCLC/WorldCa85235077

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What is the chief cause of the farm depression? by United States. Extension Service Download PDF EPUB FB2

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There was an initial stock market crash that triggered a "panic sell-off" of assets. A main cause of the Great Depression was overproduction. Factories and farms were producing more goods than the people could afford to buy.

As a result, prices fell, factories closed and workers were laid off. Prices for farm products also fell, as a result, farmers could not pay off bank loans and many lost their farms due to foreclosure.

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William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR, Chief Editor Dr. Shiel received a bachelor of science degree with honors from the University of Notre he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of.

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