Ch 53: GACE History: The Great Depression

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Examine causes and effects of the Great Depression in a new way with our fun, mobile video lessons. You can prepare for the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) History exam at any time no matter where you are, just as long as it is convenient.

GACE History: The Great Depression - Chapter Summary

You have probably learned about the Great Depression at some point, but you don't want to miss our take on the subject. Our field experts use short, animated videos to help you familiarize yourself with areas related to the Great Depression era and might teach you something new. All of the concepts covered in the chapter may appear on the GACE History exam, including:

  • Causes of the stock market crash of 1929
  • The Dust Bowl, unemployment and cultural issues during the Great Depression
  • President Herbert Hoover's response to the Great Depression
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt, the First New Deal, and the Second New Deal
  • FDR's foreign policy prior to World War II

After watching the lesson video, you can read through the transcript and then take a quiz on the material to see how well you have retained the information. All of this can be done on any mobile device with just the swipe or touch of a button.

Objectives of the GACE History: The Great Depression Chapter

The GACE History exam determines one's academic knowledge to work as a history teacher in Georgia's public schools. Two tests make up this exam; the first test focuses primarily on world history while the second addresses U.S. history and Georgia state history. Look for questions about the Great Depression on the second test under the United States History from 1877 to the Present category. This category constitutes 40% of Test II.

This is a computer-given test and all of the questions are selected-response.

6 Lessons in Chapter 53: GACE History: The Great Depression
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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.

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.

President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression

3. 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.

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.

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

6. 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.

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