Ch 31: NYSTCE Social Studies: The Great Depression

About This Chapter

Refresh your knowledge of the events and significance of the Great Depression by viewing the video lessons in this chapter as part of your preparations for relevant questions on the NYSTCE Social Studies exam. After studying each lesson, review the information by taking the brief lesson quizzes and then the chapter exam.

NYSTCE Social Studies: The Great Depression - Chapter Summary

The Great Depression was one of the most significant historical events to affect our nation during the 20th century. The resounding impacts of that time period still have relevance in today's economy and culture. Learn about the events and influences of this time period to prepare for the NYSTCE Social Studies exam by studying the information in this chapter. The lessons in this section cover topics including:

  • Causes of the Great Depression, including the Wall Street Crash of 1929
  • Overview of issues American's faced during that time, such as the Dust Bowl and high unemployment rates
  • President Hoover's policies and attempts to end the Great Depression
  • Development of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deals and the legacy those policies left

After reviewing all the information detailed in this chapter, you will have a better understanding of the causes of the Great Depression and the many challenges it presented to the American government and its people. To ensure you have sufficiently understood the key concepts of this chapter, take the lesson quizzes and chapter exam which will help you determine if any information needs to be re-examined. Full video transcripts and printable worksheets that correspond with each lesson quiz are available to use as study material. Thorough coverage of all this material will ensure you are adequately prepared for questions related to the Great Depression on the NYSTCE Social Studies exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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