The Mississippi Bubble – Long Excerpt

From Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, by Charles MacKay, 1841

(Slightly edited. For the complete book, go to Project Gutenberg.)


In reading the history of nations, we find that, like individuals, they have their whims and their peculiarities; their seasons of excitement and recklessness, when they care not what they do. Continue reading “The Mississippi Bubble – Long Excerpt”

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