Ch 16: America & the Great Depression: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The America and the Great Depression chapter of this Middle School U.S. History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the Great Depression. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the essential Great Depression concepts required in a typical middle school U.S. history course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other middle school U.S. history work.
  • Identify the Great Depression concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our middle school U.S. history tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about America and the Great Depression and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the Wall Street crash of 1929, the construction of the Hoover Dam, Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal or any other Great Depression topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their history learning
  • Prefer learning history visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their Great Depression unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in middle school U.S. history
  • Don't have access to their history teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about America and the Great Depression simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live U.S. history tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about America and the Great Depression on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.
  • Get a timeline of events for Franklin Delano Roosevelt's election to the presidency.
  • Learn about the first 100 days of Roosevelt's New Deal.
  • Describe the Second New Deal and foreign policies developed by President Roosevelt.

10 Lessons in Chapter 16: America & the Great Depression: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Great Depression: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Other Causes

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.

America During the Great Depression: The Dust Bowl, Unemployment & Cultural Issues

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.

The Construction of the Hoover Dam: History of Events

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.

President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression

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.

The Election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Events and Timeline

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.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days

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.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second 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.

Franklin D. Roosevelt's Foreign Policy Prior to World War II

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.

Neutrality Acts: Definition & History

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.

Cordell Hull: Secretary of State & Biography

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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