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On the depressed state of agriculture

James Cleghorn

On the depressed state of agriculture

by James Cleghorn

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Division of Statistical and Historical Research in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects.,
    • Agriculture -- Great Britain.,
    • Corn laws (Great Britain).

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Cleghorn ; foreword by Everett E. Edwards.
      ContributionsHighland Society of Scotland., United States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. Division of Statistical and Historical Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1925 .C49
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 66 p. :
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL236760M
      LC Control Numberagr35000117
      OCLC/WorldCa4735022

        A wrecking ball for rural America, it was the worst agricultural economic crisis since the Great Depression. Market prices crashed. Loans Author: Debbie Weingarten. Agricultural Depression. Its Causes--the Remedy. Speech of L. L. Polk, President of the National Farmers' Alliance and Industrial Union, before the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. Ap Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton, Printers,

      1 P. A. Graham, The Revival of English Agriculture (I ), p. 9. 2 Early advocates of a change from corn to meat, dairy and green crop production include J. Caird, English Agriculture in,85>o-5 (i), pp. passim and G. Beasley, A Report on the State of Agriculture in Lancashire (Preston, ), who argued 'upon the presumption that. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      APPALACHIA, IMPACT OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION ON. The Great Depression came early in Appalachia, a mountainous region of the southeastern United lumber industry faded soon after World War I, and two other major regional employers—textiles and coal—struggled with overproduction, low wages, and rising unemployment throughout the s when most .   World agriculture was not plagued by overproduction and falling terms of trade. The indebtedness of American farmers, a legacy of the boom years –, did jeopardize the rural banks, but the relation between their crises, the banking panic of , and the Great Depression is tenuous at by:


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