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Ch 29: The Great Depression in America

About This Chapter

Get a quick review of the causes and effects of the Great Depression with this chapter's video lessons. Check your understanding of these topics with the short quizzes that follow.

The Great Depression in America - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's video lessons to re-examine the economic and political factors contributing to the Wall Street crash of 1929 and take another look at the high unemployment rates and labor protests that resulted from this economic collapse. Our instructors will also help you compare the effects of President Hoover's Depression-era foreign and domestic policies with the policy measures enacted by Roosevelt in the years leading up to the U.S.'s entry into World War II. Lessons cover the following topics:

  • Causes of the Great Depression
  • Herbert Hoover's presidency
  • Franklin Roosevelt's foreign policy

This chapter features entertaining video illustrations designed to help you commit significant historical events to memory. Skip ahead or go back to the topics you want to review with video tags linking to each lesson's main ideas, and take the multiple-choice quizzes to see how much of the material you've absorbed.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter 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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