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- Review the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and other events that led to the Great Depression.
- Describe American life during the Great Depression and learn about the Dust Bowl and unemployment.
- Outline the events during the building of the Hoover Dam.
- Discuss President Herbert Hoover's policies during the Great Depression.
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- Learn about the first 100 days of Roosevelt's New Deal.
- Describe the Second New Deal and foreign policies developed by President Roosevelt.
1. The Great Depression: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Other Causes
October 29, 1929, marked the beginning of the Great Depression in the United States. Learn about this event, including the factors that contributed to the collapse of the American economy.
2. America During the Great Depression: The Dust Bowl, Unemployment & Cultural Issues
The Great Depression was a period of economic hardship for a majority of Americans. Learn about the devastating conditions created by the Depression and the American response to the tragedy.
3. The Construction of the Hoover Dam: History of Events
Though President Hoover did not end the Great Depression, one of his most well-known efforts, the Hoover Dam, remains important to many people's lives. In this lesson, we will learn why Hoover approved the dam and how it was constructed as well the dam's effects on the country.
4. President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression
During his tenure, President Herbert Hoover attempted to end the Great Depression. Learn about his various policies in dealing with the economic collapse and their overall impact on the Depression in this video lesson.
5. The Election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Events and Timeline
By 1932, the Great Depression was in full swing. Desperate, the American people turned to Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this lesson, we'll learn who FDR was, how he won the presidency, and what his victory meant for the future of the country.
6. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days
President Franklin Roosevelt's first New Deal program represented an aggressive legislative campaign to relieve American suffering and end the Great Depression. Learn more about the first 100 days of the New Deal.
7. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal
President Franklin Roosevelt's second New Deal represented a more conservative approach to battling the Great Depression. Learn more about the program, including its legislation and legacy.
8. Franklin D. Roosevelt's Foreign Policy Prior to World War II
President Franklin D. Roosevelt's foreign policy focused on moving the United States from isolation to intervention. Learn more about Roosevelt's foreign policy on the eve of the Second World War.
9. Neutrality Acts: Definition & History
Learn about the Neutrality Acts of the 1930s, why they were passed, and how helpful they were in keeping the United States out of war. Then take the quiz and see how much you've learned.
10. Cordell Hull: Secretary of State & Biography
This lesson is going to teach you about a little known but important Secretary of State, Cordell Hull. You'll learn a bit about his life, his career, and what important prize he won and why.
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