Tariffs Lead to Problems for Farmers in 1920's

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Tariffs Lead to Problems for Farmers in 1920's,

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World War I just got farmers ramped up for more production and then it ended. Congress legislated to raise tariffs to protect domestic labor and industry. This shut out poor countries from selling their products so they stopped buying our products, the reason for the 1920s farm depression.