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Stock Market Crash Heralds Great Depression





On this day in 1929, stock markets in Boston, New York, and other major American cities tumbled so dramatically that the day was named Black Tuesday. Capping five days of frenzied panic selling, Black Tuesday marked the beginning of the nation's — and the state's — slide into the Great Depression. By 1934, Massachusetts cities that had once...
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