The great panic of '93

Parshall, Gerald
November 1992
U.S. News & World Report;11/2/92, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p70
Recounts the Panic of 1893, which paved the way for major realignments of power and profound changes in policy in the United States. Economic turmoil due to glutted markets; Statistics on bank closures and other business failures; The main political and economic figures during the panic; Actions by President Grover Cleveland; Actions by organized labor; Public unrest, including Coxey's army; The role of foreign crop failures in ending the depression.


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