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Ch 34: NMTA: The Great Depression

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Bone up on your knowledge of the Great Depression by reviewing this chapter. Use our video lessons and multiple choice quizzes to prepare to answer questions about this period in American history on the NMTA Middle Grades Social Science test.

NMTA: The Great Depression - Chapter Summary

Let us help you study for the NMTA Middle Grades Social Science test by reviewing the cultural and political impact of the Great Depression on the United States. Lesson topics covered in this chapter include:

  • Factors that triggered the Great Depression
  • Social effects of worker migration and unemployment
  • President Hoover's response to the depression
  • President Roosevelt's First and Second New Deals
  • Impact of President Roosevelt's foreign policy prior to WWII

Our experienced instructors break complex topics into smaller chunks to make studying for your test easier. Each lesson is less than 10 minutes long. Features of the lessons include video tags to jump to main ideas and links to text lessons for additional information on key terms.

NMTA: The Great Depression - Chapter Objectives

Teachers seeking a middle grades social sciences endorsement are required by the state of New Mexico to take the NMTA Middle Grades Social Science test. The computer-based test consists of 150 multiple-choice questions. You will have 3 hours to complete the test.

The NMTA Middle Grades Social Science test is organized into 4 content domains, or broad subject areas. The history domain accounts for 50% of the test score. Use these lessons and take the multiple-choice chapter exam to get ready for history questions on the test covering the Great Depression.

6 Lessons in Chapter 34: NMTA: 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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