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Ch 11: The Great Depression & World War II: Regents Help & Review

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The Great Depression and World War II in America chapter of this NY Regents Exam - US History and Government Help and Review course is the simplest way to learn about the Great Depression and World War II in America for the NY Regents Exam. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the Great Depression and World War II in America.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering American history material for the NY Regents Exam will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn American history. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the start of the Second World War, the Yalta Conference and the Dust Bowl
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  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the NY Regents Great Depression and World War II in America Help and Review chapter exam.

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Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Great Depression and World War II in America unit of a standard American history course. Topics covered include:

  • US diplomacy and international politics during World War II
  • President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal
  • The United States during World War II
  • The beginning of American involvement in World War II

10 Lessons in Chapter 11: The Great Depression & World War II: Regents Help & Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

World War II: The Start of the Second World War

6. World War II: The Start of the Second World War

Learn all about the start of World War II and why the League of Nations could not stop aggression by Italy, Germany and Japan in the 1930s, which led to the outbreak of this second global conflict.

The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II

7. The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II

On December 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan launched a surprise attack against Allied possessions in the Pacific, including the American military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. After decades of conflict between the two nations, the U.S. declared war.

The United States During WWII: The Home Front

8. The United States During WWII: The Home Front

When the United States entered World War II in December 1941, life changed almost overnight for those on the battle front and on the home front. Learn about the war's dramatic and lasting effects on American government, economy and society.

The Yalta Conference and The Potsdam Conference: US Diplomacy & International Politics During World War II

9. The Yalta Conference and The Potsdam Conference: US Diplomacy & International Politics During World War II

Throughout the course of WWII, leaders of many Allied nations met many times to discuss strategy. Then, near the end of the war, two historic conferences shaped the post-war world.

Rationing During World War II

10. Rationing During World War II

To meet the needs of all the citizens on the homefront equally, a rationing system was implemented during World War II in nearly every country. This lesson shows how rationing was used and which items were most often affected.

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