Ch 7: The Great Depression in America: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Great Depression in America chapter of this Post-Civil War U.S. History Help and Review course is the simplest way to master an understanding of the Great Depression. 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 in America.

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  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the causes of the Great Depression in America
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the Great Depression in America
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra history learning resources

How it works:

  • 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 Great Depression in America chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Great Depression in America chapter exam to be prepared.
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  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Great Depression unit of a standard post-Civil War U.S. history course. Topics covered include:

  • The Wall Street crash of 1929
  • President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal
  • Roosevelt's foreign policy prior to World War II

13 Lessons in Chapter 7: The Great Depression in America: Help and Review
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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.

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.

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

6. 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.

Herbert Hoover vs Al Smith: The Election of 1928

7. Herbert Hoover vs Al Smith: The Election of 1928

Today, elections are big news, as every detail of a candidate's voting record is investigated. In 1928, however, many felt that the most interesting thing about the candidates was where one of them went to church.

Franklin Roosevelt's Second Term as President

8. Franklin Roosevelt's Second Term as President

In four years, the United States went from utter economic ruin to being the economic powerhouse that would power the Allies to victory over the Axis powers. This lesson explains how that was possible during FDR's second term.

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.

The Second New Deal: Definition & Programs

10. The Second New Deal: Definition & Programs

During the late 1920s and early 1930s, the United States was in the midst of the Great Depression. In this lesson, you will learn about Franklin Roosevelt's Second New Deal and the programs it created to help boost the economy at this time.

Securities Act of 1933: Rule 144 & Section 11

11. Securities Act of 1933: Rule 144 & Section 11

Finances can be a tricky subject, but in 1933, Congress passed legislation to help with that. In this lesson, we'll explore the Securities Act of 1933 and see how this changed American finance.

Securities Exchange Act of 1934: Rules

12. Securities Exchange Act of 1934: Rules

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 created the Securities and Exchange Commission, a government agency. This lesson explains how the SEC writes rules to protect investors and create confidence in the securities industry.

Dr. Francis Townsend: Biography

13. Dr. Francis Townsend: Biography

We all know that there was nothing 'great' about the Great Depression. Meet a man who experienced the Great Depression and wanted to do something to help the elderly during this tough time.

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