Ch 11: NY Regents - The Great Depression & World War II in America: Tutoring Solution

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  • Understand the 1929 Wall Street crash
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  • Outline FDR's New Deal depression relief policies
  • Learn about the start of WWII and the attack on Pearl Harbor
  • Highlight the WWII home front war efforts
  • Explain the Yalta and Potsdam conferences

14 Lessons in Chapter 11: NY Regents - The Great Depression & World War II in America: Tutoring Solution
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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

The United States' Great Depression began when the Wall Street stock market crashed in 1929. Explore the causes which led to this economic depression, including unchecked stock market speculation, unregulated expansion of consumer credit, banks participating in stock market speculation, and a failure of presidential leadership.

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 ravaged the American economy. Learn about many factors of the Great Depression, including high rates of unemployment, various labor upheavals, and cultural issues between populations.

President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression

3. President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression

To combat the Great Depression, President Herbert Hoover sought to implement a positive economic shift through several strategies. Discover his policies which included working together, the international approach, eventual government expansion and consequential opposition.

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

In his first 100 days in office, President Franklin D Roosevelt expanded federal assistance by introducing the New Deal program. Examine its focus on the financial sector, efforts to save both the economy and people, and the opposition that ensued.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal

5. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal

President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Second New Deal introduced many influential pieces of legislation, including the Social Security Act and the National Labor Relations Act. Discover FDR's Second New Deal's proposals to stimulate a struggling economy and the oppositional viewpoints.

World War II: The Start of the Second World War

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

Although the League of Nations was created following World War I with the primary goal of preventing future conflicts, the world was once again engaged in the Second World War within two decades of the first. Explore the factors leading to WWII, and examine key fascist, Axis leaders and Asia's roles in America's declaration of war.

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

Although the United States was determined to avoid direct involvement in World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor changed America's stance and thrust the country into war. Learn what led to America's involvement in the Second World War, including Japan's rivalry with the United States and undeclared war, and the warning signs of the impending attack, and discover what happened in the attack and its effects.

The United States During WWII: The Home Front

8. The United States During WWII: The Home Front

World War II impacted all Americans, including those left behind who watched soldiers leave to fight on the battlefields of Europe and the Pacific. Explore how the war impacted people in America, from the kinds of entertainment they enjoyed, to the government and economy, to the lasting social impacts of the war on American 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

The Yalta Conference involved planning the future of Europe and the Potsdam Conference involved planning the remake of Germany. Explore US diplomacy and international politics during World War II and the main points of both conferences.

Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? - Biography, Facts & Accomplishments

10. Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? - Biography, Facts & Accomplishments

In this lesson, we will explore the life and accomplishments of Eleanor Roosevelt. See how she changed the role of First Lady through her active participation in American politics and avocation for human rights.

The Zoot Suit Riots of 1943: History & Overview

11. The Zoot Suit Riots of 1943: History & Overview

Throughout American history, racial riots have been common. In this lesson, we'll talk about the zoot suit riots of 1943 and what made racial tensions so high.

Anschluss in WW2: Definition & Overview

12. Anschluss in WW2: Definition & Overview

In this lesson you will learn about the Anschluss of Germany and Austria in World War II. You will learn about the historical roots of this union, the campaign of terror to force Anschluss and how Austrians received and reacted to the Anschluss once it occurred.

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz: Biography & Quotes

13. Admiral Chester W. Nimitz: Biography & Quotes

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz was a naval commander who was a pioneer in submarines. During the Second World War, he was Commander in Chief of all U.S. Pacific naval forces.

Famous & Important Women in World War II

14. Famous & Important Women in World War II

When you think of World War II you probably think about men like Franklin Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler. But in fact, there were a number of women who made significant contributions that ultimately resulted in victory for the Allies. Read about some of these incredible individuals, and then take a short quiz.

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