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The Great Depression and the New Deal

Author: Kevin Hillstrom
Publisher: Detroit [Michigan] : Omnigraphics, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2009. 2014.
Series: Defining moments.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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"Explains the history of the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression, as well as President Franklin D. Roosevelt's ambitious program of New Deal reforms. Features include a narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xii, 226 pages : illustrations, map
(DLC) 2008028658
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Hillstrom
ISBN: 9781784026233 1784026239
OCLC Number: 885199369
Description: 1 online resource (37 entries) : 47 images.
Contents: Preface --
How to Use This Book --
NARRATIVE OVERVIEW --
Prologue --
Chapter One: The Roaring Twenties and the Great Crash --
Chapter Two: The Hoover Years --
Chapter Three: Roosevelt and the First New Deal --
Chapter Four: The Dust Bowl --
Chapter Five: The Second New Deal --
Chapter Six: Wartime Prosperity --
Chapter Seven: Legacy of the Great Depression and the New Deal --
BIOGRAPHIES --
Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) U.S. President during the Early Years of the Great Depression --
Harry Lloyd Hopkins (1890-1946) New Deal Administrator and Presidential Advisor --
Hugh S. Johnson (1882-1942) Director of the New Deal's National Recovery Administration --
Frances Perkins (1880-1965) Progressive Activist and Secretary of Labor during the Great Depression --
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) First Lady of the United States of America during the Great Depression --
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) U.S. President during the Later Years of the Great Depression and World War II --
Henry A. Wallace (1888-1965) Secretary of Agriculture during the Great Depression and Vice President during World War II --
PRIMARY SOURCES --
Remembering a Depression Childhood --
Herbert Hoover Predicts a Quick Recovery --
Franklin D. Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address --
Praise for the Civilian Conservation Corps --
An Excerpt from John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath --
Woody Guthrie Describes the Dust Bowl. --
Remembering "Black Sunday" --
Battling the Dust Bowl and Rural Poverty --
Roosevelt Unveils the Second New Deal --
The Saturday Evening Post Condemns Roosevelt and the New Deal --
A Rabbi's Letter of Thanks to Roosevelt --
Important People, Places, and Terms --
Chronology --
Sources for Further Study --
Photo and Illustration Credits.
Series Title: Defining moments.
Responsibility: Kevin Hillstrom.

Abstract:

"Explains the history of the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression, as well as President Franklin D. Roosevelt's ambitious program of New Deal reforms. Features include a narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Provides a detailed account of the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression, as well as President Franklin D. Roosevelts ambitious program of New Deal reforms.

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