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- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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