Ch 7: America in the 1920s & the Great Depression

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll find short history lessons that cover America in the 1920s and the Great Depression. You can consult these entertaining lessons to brush up on your historical knowledge of this era for upcoming exams, class assignments, essays or fun.

America in the 1920s & the Great Depression - Chapter Summary

Work through this chapter to study America during the 1920s though the Great Depression. As you watch our engaging and expertly taught history lessons, you'll examine 1920s America through social and economic perspectives. Then you'll see how the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and other factors led to the Great Depression in the 1930s. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate the American economy during the 1920s in terms of the stock market, economic shift and consumerism
  • Describe 1920s American pop culture, literature and art
  • Recognize the causes of the Great Depression
  • Discuss FDR's New Deal

Accompanying each lesson is a short quiz that reinforces important historical terms, dates, figures and concepts. We encourage you to take these quizzes immediately after viewing each lesson so the information is fresh in your mind. You can also take the chapter exam to make sure you fully understand the material. The chapter is accessible online 24/7, and that makes it easy to study whenever and wherever it's convenient.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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