Ch 13: CLEP Social Sciences and History: The U.S. Great Depression and The New Deal

About This Chapter

Watch the online lessons to discover the effects of the New Deal on the American economy as well as President Hoover's views on expanding the American government. You can take the lesson quizzes and the chapter examination to gauge what you have learned.

CLEP Social Sciences and History: The U.S. Great Depression and the New Deal - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The U.S. Great Depression and the New Deal chapter can increase your knowledge of the Good Neighbor Policy and the objectives of the Neutrality Acts of 1935, 1936 and 1937. Watching the short video lessons might help you learn about the Wall Street collapse of 1929 and President Hoover's attempts to end the Great Depression. This chapter can teach you about the:

  • Scope of unemployment during the Great Depression
  • Role of credit and installment loans in the collapse of the financial markets
  • Goal of the Federal Emergency Relief Act

Video Objective
The Great Depression: Causes and Effects Discover the factors that contributed to the economy's collapse during the Great Depression era.
President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression Explore Herbert Hoover's attempts to mitigate the harsh effects of the depression.
Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deals Learn about the successes of Roosevelt and his attempts to create a strong economy.
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Foreign Policy Prior to World War II Examine America's relations with foreign powers before the start of World War II.

Chapter Practice Exam
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