Module 04: The End of Optimism? The Great Depression in Europe

Evidence 1: "The Rise of the Dollar-Sun" From Die Rote Fahne, February 24, 1932

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The cartoon below refers to European dependence on the United States for loans and investment during the 1920s.

Questions to Consider

  • What attitude is suggested by the people?

  • What does the cartoon indicate about the spread of the Depression to Europe?


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"The Rise of the Dollar-Sun," Die Rote Fahne (24 Feb 1932).

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