Great Depression

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a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

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It is betraying its people in a time of great crisis.
In the last two decades the world's most important emerging economic region has seen two great crisis periods, which in large part stemmed from vagaries associated with the global reserve currency, the US dollar.
The events of his reign are well known, but historians have made widely disparate conclusions about the kind of person he was, ranging in extremes from a diabolical religious fanatic and warlord to an innovative statesman and defender of the faith in times of great crisis.
Actually, this seems to be the basic need of the human heart in nearly every great crisis - a good hot cup of coffee.
I have felt that in this great crisis of our nation's history, everyone ought to do what he can to help.
Under the third system, organized in the wake of the great crisis of the third century, the provision of security became an increasingly heavy burden on society, which was unevenly distributed: empire became self-serving, with tax collectors, administrators, and soldiers of much greater use to one another than to the society at large.
In times of great crisis, Mongolians have seen entire societies implode.
The American consumer felt the full force of a wrenching balance sheet recession during the Great Crisis of 2008-2009.
Quickly out of ammunition when the Great Crisis hit in late 2008, former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke embraced the new miracle drug of quantitative easing -- a powerful antidote for markets in distress but ultimately an ineffective tool to plug the hole in consumer balance sheets and spark meaningful revival in aggregate demand.
Events indicate that Turkey is entering a great crisis, but I realized during my conversation with Fausto that for this moment our country appears less bad than his country, at least with regard to the economy.
At times of great crisis or stress someone who maybe you didn't have much time for can step up and maybe not win your affection - but at least win your respect.
Summary: The recent Greek drama may have transfixed Europe, but the great crisis in Europe's east has not gone away.
Addressing popular delegations that visited his home in Rabieh, Aoun said that Lebanon was going through a great crisis, in addition to the non-election of the president.
Carol Storer, director of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group which co-ordinates the awards, said: "They are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the people who work long hours providing advice and representation to people who are often at moments of great crisis in their lives.
Carol Storer, director of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group which co-ordinates the awards, said: "The awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the people who work long hours providing advice and representation to people who are often at moments of great crisis in their lives.