9 of the worst economic crises in US history


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Amid all of its ups, the U.S. economy has had a history of serious downs. While panics, recessions and other crises are unique events that can be years in the making, they’re usually traced to a tipping point that sets the economic dominoes falling.

Following are nine of the worst economic crashes in U.S. history, beginning a few years after the nation’s founding and ending with a recent downturn from which the economy is still recovering.

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