Ch 23: Chapter 23: The Great Depression and the New Deal (1929-1941)

About This Chapter

The Great Depression and the New Deal chapter of this Prentice Hall America Textbook Companion course aligns with the same chapter in the Prentice Hall America textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons of the Great Depression.

How it works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Great Depression and the New Deal chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the Great Depression and the New Deal topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

You'll learn about all of the topics in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Causes of the Great Depression
  • President Hoover's response to the Great Depression
  • Distinction between a recession and a depression
  • Components of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal
  • Impact of President Roosevelt's second New Deal
  • Life in America during the Great Depression

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6 Lessons in Chapter 23: Chapter 23: The Great Depression and the New Deal (1929-1941)
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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.

President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression

2. 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.

Recession vs. Depression: Definitions and Differentiation

3. Recession vs. Depression: Definitions and Differentiation

Discover the real differences between recession and depression, including how economists actually define the two terms and when they have happened in the past.

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

4. 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

5. 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.

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

6. 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.

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