Ch 17: The Great Depression: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Great Depression chapter of this High School U.S. History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the depression of 1929-1940. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving the Great Depression required in a typical high school U.S. history course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other high school U.S. 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 high school U.S. 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 Wall Street Crash of 1929, the Dust Bowl, the New Deal 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 high school U.S. history
  • Don't have access to their history teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about the Great Depression simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live history tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about the Great Depression on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the causes of the Great Depression.
  • Describe America during the Great Depression.
  • Learn how President Hoover tried to deal with the depression.
  • Examine Franklin D. Roosevelt's First and Second New Deal.
  • Take a look at Roosevelt's foreign policy prior to World War II.

11 Lessons in Chapter 17: The Great Depression: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

The Agricultural Adjustment Acts: History and Impact

7. The Agricultural Adjustment Acts: History and Impact

Learn why farmers during the Great Depression plowed under crops and killed livestock to receive government benefits under the Agricultural Adjustment Acts. After you've explored the subject, test your knowledge with a quiz.

The Bonus Army During the Great Depression: Definition, March & Riot

8. The Bonus Army During the Great Depression: Definition, March & Riot

In this lesson we'll look at the Bonus Army, World War I veterans who demanded early payment of a postwar bonus, protested, and ended up in a standoff. After reading about this tense period in American history, you can test you knowledge with a quiz.

The Public Works Administration & the New Deal in 1933

9. The Public Works Administration & the New Deal in 1933

In an effort to stimulate the economy during the Great Depression, the Roosevelt administration created the Public Works Administration. Learn about this federal program and its impact, then test yourself with a quiz.

Roosevelt's Big Stick Diplomacy: Definition & Policy

10. Roosevelt's Big Stick Diplomacy: Definition & Policy

Theodore Roosevelt's 'big stick diplomacy' was a middle ground between diplomacy and power. Its best expression was the Roosevelt Corollary, which expanded the Monroe Doctrine.

Father Charles E. Coughlin & the New Deal

11. Father Charles E. Coughlin & the New Deal

Father Charles Coughlin was a popular radio priest during the 1930s-1940s, best remembered for his inflammatory and conspiracy-laden remarks. This lesson will introduce you to his life, beliefs, and the controversial contents of his radio broadcasts.

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