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What led to the crash of the U.S. Stock Market of 1929?
The stock market crash began on Thursday, October 24, 1929, "Black Thursday," when traders fell into a selling panic. The market dropped in value by almost 13%. the reasons for the crash started long v=before this date as speculators began buying on margin and gambling in the market. Black Thursday started a snowball effect that destroyed the stock market and led to the ruin of the U.S. economy.
Democide
A government's killing of its own citizens. The first example is the Turkish government's attacks on Armenians during World War I. The Holocaust is the name for the Nazi's systematic persecution and attempted extermination of European Jews from 1933-1945.
Track the changes in communit ideology and practice
In the mid-19th century, Karl Marx and Frederick Engels wrongly predicted a spontaneous revolution of the working class. In the eaarly 20th century, Lenin argued for a forced revolution led by a small group of highly trained and dedicatd individuals. After Lenin's death in 1925, Joseph Stalin seized powere and forced rapid industrialization through collectivization of agricultural production.
Demographic Transition Model
The demographic transition model seeks to explain the transformatino of ountries from having high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates. In developed countries this transition began in the 18th century and continues today. Less-developed countries began the transition later and are still in the midst of earlier stages of the model.
Where did political rights for women recieve the most attention?
New Zealand (1893) and Finland (1906) were the first countries to give women the right to vote in national elections. Although women voted in local elections in many other industrialiezed countries, formal constitutional suffrage came mostly after World War I due to women's weartime work to keep the economies of their countries going.
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