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Ch 17: The Great Depression (1929-1940): Homework Help

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The Great Depression (1929-1940) chapter of this AP US History Homework Help course helps students complete their Great Depression homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your Great Depression homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample questions and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your Great Depression homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • The Wall Street crash of 1929
  • Cultural issues in America during the Great Depression
  • The Dust Bowl
  • President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deals and foreign policy before World War II

9 Lessons in Chapter 17: The Great Depression (1929-1940): Homework Help
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.

The Legacy of the New Deal

6. The Legacy of the New Deal

In what was, until that time, one of the largest government spending projects in history, the New Deal drastically changed the American landscape. This lesson takes a look at the legacy of the programs of the New Deal.

Civilian Conservation Corps: Definition, Facts & Purpose

7. Civilian Conservation Corps: Definition, Facts & Purpose

The Civilian Conservation Corps was a work-relief agency that provided jobs in exchange for public relief for families decimated by the Great Depression. Created by President Franklin Roosevelt, it would become one of the most successful New Deal programs of his presidency.

Tennessee Valley Authority: Definition & History

8. Tennessee Valley Authority: Definition & History

During the New Deal, the federal government initiated a series of programs to improve the communities along the Tennessee Valley. Learn about the Tennessee Valley Authority and test yourself afterwards.

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

9. 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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