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the decade from 1930 to 1939
The decade from 1930 to 1939.
The 1930s, or the Thirties, was a decade that began on January 1, 1930 and ended on December 31, 1939. After the Wall Street Crash of 1929, the largest stock market crash in American history, most of the decade was consumed by an economic downfall called The Great Depression that had a traumatic effect worldwide. In response, authoritarian regimes emerged in several countries in Europe, in particular the Third Reich in Germany. Weaker states such as Ethiopia, China, and Poland were invaded by expansionist world powers, ultimately leading to World War II by the decade's end. The decade also saw a proliferation in new technologies, including intercontinental aviation, radio, and film.
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By the middle 1930s, it was a toothless organization.
Deep injection of waste water, now recognized to potentially induce earthquakes, in fact began in the state in the 1930s.
The infrastructure that we operate over was modernized in the 1930s and then again in the 1970s, we continue to do work on it.
This was really the highlight of Sheboygan in the 1930s and '40s, and it really was a heartbreak when they said, 'You're not in the league anymore.'.
When I heard about that drugstore, that was my lightbulb moment, if that guy's journey starts in that drugstore in the late 1930s and goes all the way to the stores closing, that's incredible.
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