Tag: great depression
Know Your History: FDR’s Big Mistake
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was well-liked in many circles, revered in others, and generally looked upon in a favorable manner by historians. Of course, there are those on the right who criticize his big government model of the 1930s, which greatly expanded government power and reach – something we can all agree hasn’t been diminished since.…
An Economic View of the Roaring 20s.
With The Great Gatsby in the theater, I thought I’d post an essay I wrote a while back summarizing Frank Stricker’s view of the economic policies of the 1920s and what they might have meant for Reaganomics of the 1980s. This is a fact back essay highlighting Stricker’s point of view only, and not necessarily…