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Ch 13: World War I, the Progressive Era & the New Deal

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It's easy to understand WWI, the New Deal and the Progressive Era with help from our informative chapter. Short video and text lessons and multiple-choice quizzes make up this comprehensive study guide designed to help you catch up in class or prepare for an exam.

World War I, the Progressive Era & the New Deal - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our instructors outline WWI, the Progressive Era and the New Deal. You'll study the causes of WWI, some of its characteristics and its worldwide effects. After you complete these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Outline America's entry into WWI and Russia's exit from it
  • Detail how society in Europe and the U.S. was affected by WWI
  • Define the Progressive Era
  • Discuss Franklin D. Roosevelt and the first 100 days of the First New Deal
  • Differentiate between the First New Deal and the Second New Deal

These lessons and quizzes are designed by professional instructors and are short, mobile-friendly and easy to follow. Rather than watch an entire video lesson, use the video tabs feature to skip ahead to a specific section you'd like to see. Then take the short quiz following the lesson to test your understanding or your readiness for an important test.

6 Lessons in Chapter 13: World War I, the Progressive Era & the New Deal
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World War I: Causes, Characteristics & Effects

1. World War I: Causes, Characteristics & Effects

In this lesson, we will identify the causes, characteristics, and effects of World War I. We will highlight key figures, events, and developments that relate to these aspects of World War I.

WWI: America's Entry and Russia's Exit

2. WWI: America's Entry and Russia's Exit

In this lesson, we will learn about America's entry into World War I in 1917, and Russia's exit from the war between 1917 and 1918. We will learn about what led to these developments, and how they affected the course of the war.

How World War I Affected Society in Europe & The U.S.

3. How World War I Affected Society in Europe & The U.S.

In this lesson we will learn how World War I impacted the American and European societies. We will highlight the important events and themes associated with the World War I 'home front.'

The Progressive Era: Definition & Amendments

4. The Progressive Era: Definition & Amendments

The Progressive Era was a period of significant change in the United States that lasted for roughly the first two decades of the 20th century. In this lesson, you'll learn about the four amendments that came from this period of reform.

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.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal

6. 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.

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