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The Great Depression.

Author: World Book, Inc.
Publisher: Chicago : World Book, Inc., ©2011.
Series: World Book's documenting history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A history of the Great Depression, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary works, letters, speeches, broadcasts, and diaries; summary boxes; a timeline; maps; and a list of additional resources"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Sources Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: World Book, Inc.
ISBN: 9780716615057 0716615053 9780716614982 0716614987 9780716616634 0716616637
OCLC Number: 614990676
Description: 64 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: What was the Great Depression? --
The roaring twenties --
Haves and have-nots --
Down on the farm --
Risky bets --
The crash --
Credit and debt --
Bank failures --
The collapse of world trade --
Unemployment --
President Hoover --
Hoovervilles and hobos --
Hunger and food marches --
The bonus army --
FDR-the people's choice --
The president's first move --
The New Deal --
Working towards recovery --
Opposition to the New Deal --
The second New Deal --
The Dust Bowl --
Making do --
Keeping the spirits up --
Cultural programs --
Crime --
The Depression in the U.K --
The Depression in Europe --
It ends in war --
Timeline.
Series Title: World Book's documenting history.

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"A history of the Great Depression, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary works, letters, speeches, broadcasts, and diaries; summary boxes; a timeline; maps; and a list of additional resources"--Provided by publisher.

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