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The economy is in fact over-expanded, particularly in railroad construction, and the weak link turns out to be the banking house of Jay Cooke and Company, which helped the U.S. Government finance the Civil War and also underwrote the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad. Jay Cooke and Company, a large and respected banking house declares itself bankrupt, and announces its failure on September 18, 1873.. (The bank's collapse precipitates the "Panic of 1873" and the ensuing three yea depression during which more than 10,000 businesses fail.     The basic economic problems are overproduction, a declining market and deflation. Investors in Europe, where a depression is already underway, begin to call in American loans. The New York Stock Exchange closes its doors for 10 days; other businesses fail; and railroad construction is curtailed, with some railroads defaulting on their bonds. The unemployed begin to move about the country seeking jobs, and bread lines appear in the cities. The hard times drove numbers of laboring people and those in humble circumstances to the West and other portions of the country, to seek the rewards which the stagnation of business in the great commercial centre denied them.


Jul
16
comment What is the value of the Iron Throne track?
Is the game of thrones board game, or living card game? I think it is the former, since I own the latter (although I haven't had time to play a game) and don't remember the iron throne track.
Jul
15
revised The Ancient One awakens fast!
formatting
Jul
15
answered The Ancient One awakens fast!
Jul
14
revised If I lose control of an equipped creature, does the equipment stay attached to it?
Organization
Jul
14
revised If I lose control of an equipped creature, does the equipment stay attached to it?
deleted 635 characters in body
Jul
14
revised If I lose control of an equipped creature, does the equipment stay attached to it?
Copied and pasted the rules quotes to the wrong sections.
Jul
14
revised If I lose control of an equipped creature, does the equipment stay attached to it?
added 514 characters in body
Jul
14
answered If I lose control of an equipped creature, does the equipment stay attached to it?
Jul
14
comment If they counter my Goblin Grenade, do I still lose my goblin?
@Jefromi, you are possibly correct. It might be the case that Yaztromo is an old 5th edition player. My familiarity with 5th edition rules isn't spectacular.
Jul
14
comment If they counter my Goblin Grenade, do I still lose my goblin?
Why would you expect to not lose the goblin?
Jul
14
answered If an opponent unsummons my Goblin, does it spoil my Goblin Grenade?
Jul
13
reviewed Approve suggested edit on If an opponent unsummons my Goblin, does it spoil my Goblin Grenade?
Jul
13
comment Is it advantageous to go first in Dominion?
Is there data for 4 players? Does the first player have a 2~3 point advantage over just player 4, or all three other players. Does the 3rd player have an advantage over the 4th player? If so, then how much?
Jul
13
revised Do I need to sacrifice again if I copy Goblin Grenade?
Mtg card tags
Jul
13
answered Do I need to sacrifice again if I copy Goblin Grenade?
Jul
12
comment Would Pillar of Flames get rid of a Blightsteel Colossus?
Ha, a downvote. Care to elaborate?
Jul
12
revised How do you calculate the likelihood of drawing certain cards in your opening hand?
Added wiki links to math functions
Jul
12
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How do you calculate the likelihood of drawing certain cards in your opening hand?
Jul
12
answered Would Pillar of Flames get rid of a Blightsteel Colossus?
Jul
12
answered How do you calculate the likelihood of drawing certain cards in your opening hand?