Ch 17: The Great Depression (1929-1940): Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Great Depression (1929-1940) chapter of this AP US History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about this major economic depression. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the causes and events of the Great Depression required in a typical AP US history course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other AP US history work.
  • Identify the Great Depression concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our AP US history tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the Great Depression and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the 1929 Wall Street crash, the Dust Bowl, unemployment, the New Deal, foreign relations or any other Great Depression topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their history learning
  • Prefer learning history visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their Great Depression unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in AP US history
  • Don't have access to their history teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the causes of the Great Depression.
  • Discuss the cultural issues and unemployment rate during the Great Depression.
  • Explain how Herbert Hoover dealt with the impact of the Great Depression.
  • Examine the first 100 days of Franklin D. Roosevelt's First New Deal.
  • Take a look at Roosevelt's Second New Deal.
  • Describe Roosevelt's foreign policy prior to WWII.

11 Lessons in Chapter 17: The Great Depression (1929-1940): 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

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.

Hoovervilles in the Great Depression: Definition & Facts

4. Hoovervilles in the Great Depression: Definition & Facts

When faced with the worst economic crisis in U.S. history, many Americans blamed the nation's president, Herbert Hoover. The degree to which Hoover became the symbol of the crisis was best seen in the growth of poor, makeshift settlements known as Hoovervilles.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days

5. 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.

The Emergency Banking Relief Act of 1933: Definition & Purpose

6. The Emergency Banking Relief Act of 1933: Definition & Purpose

In the wake of a nationwide bank panic and subsequent banking system collapse, the Emergency Banking Relief Act of 1933 adopted bold measures to address the crisis. Learn about the act and its outcomes.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal

7. 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.

Court Packing: Definition, Scheme & Bill

8. Court Packing: Definition, Scheme & Bill

This lesson will discuss court packing. It will define what it is and the bill that Franklin Roosevelt used to introduce it. We will also discuss why it didn't work.

The Legacy of the New Deal

9. 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.

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

10. 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.

The Nation of Islam: Definition, Beliefs & History

11. The Nation of Islam: Definition, Beliefs & History

Learn about the history and beliefs of the Nation of Islam. Discover the major events that shaped the group, get to know its leaders, and find out the reasons for which the group has been criticized over the years.

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