Ch 38: Causes & Effects of the Great Depression

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To help you prepare for an important exam or catch up in class, this chapter outlines the causes and effects of the Great Depression. We've made this resource accessible to you on any smartphone, tablet or computer so you can study at your convenience 24 hours a day.

Causes & Effects of the Great Depression - Chapter Summary

Our informative chapter covers the causes and effects of the Great Depression for your review. Watch short video lessons on the Wall Street Crash, the Dust Bowl and President Herbert Hoover. After finishing this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Outline the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and other causes of the Great Depression
  • Discuss unemployment and cultural issues in American during the Depression
  • Identify the role of President Herbert Hoover in the Great Depression
  • Detail the First New Deal and Franklin D. Roosevelt's role

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