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The Great Depression and the New Deal

The Great Depression and the New Deal

a thematic encyclopedia

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Encyclopedias,
  • New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Encyclopedias,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- Encyclopedias,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932 -- Encyclopedias,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Encyclopedias,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953 -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDaniel Leab ... [et al.].
    GenreEncyclopedias
    ContributionsLeab, Daniel J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE801 .G74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23668104M
    ISBN 109781598841541, 9781598841558
    LC Control Number2009031352

      History professor Brent Cebul talks about lessons politicians can take from the Great Depression and the New Deal and how disasters like the current pandemic can change politics. In the absence of substantial government relief programs during the Great Depression, free food was distributed with private funds in some urban centers to large numbers of the unemployed. Progressivism, the Great Depression, and the New Deal: (Drama of American History) by Christopher Collier, James Lincoln Collier and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      The New Deal shaped our nation's politics for decades, and was seen by many as tantamount to the "American Way" itself. Now, in this superb compact history, Eric Rauchway offers an informed account of the New Deal and the Great Depression, illuminating its successes and failures.5/5(1). The purpose of the unit is to provide students with that historical material concerning the Depression and New Deal and to encourage and instruct them in their own writing process dealing with these events as we incorporate this knowledge into activities focusing on the language arts. Factual accounts and data will lead us to ask many questions.

    "In Roosevelt, the Great Depression, and the Economics of Recovery, Elliot A. Rosen examines these and other questions, exploring the causes of the Great Depression and America's recovery from it in relation to the policies and policy alternatives that were in play during the New Deal era. The best books on The Lessons of the Great Depression recommended by Robert Barro. In the mids with the New Deal there was an unusual amount of infrastructure-type of expenditures. But it’s not actually big enough to sort out in a statistical sense – to figure out how much it mattered in terms of the recovery after the trough in.


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The Great Depression and the New Deal are -- even now -- controversial and subject to interpretation by historians of just about every stripe. Rauchway does good job of presenting the major trends, ideas and players.

By his own admission, the book is a very short introduction. Read it for that by:   The Great Depression & the New Deal: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #), Eric Rauchway The Great Depression forced the United States to adopt policies at odds with its political traditions.

This title looks at the background to the Depression, its social impact, and at the various governmental attempts to deal with the crisis/5. This collection of documents on the Depression and New Deal is the second volume in an extended series of document collections from the Ashbrook Center that will cover major periods, themes, and institutions in American history and government.

The series began with a 5/5(3). In No Depression in Heaven, Alison Collis Greene demonstrates how the Great Depression and New Deal transformed the relationship between church and state. Grounded in Memphis and the Delta, this book traces the collapse of voluntarism, the link between southern religion and the New Deal, and the gradual alienation of conservative Christianity from the by: 1.

The Great Depression and the New Deal: America's Economic Collapse and Recovery. Discusses the devastating effect of the stock market crash on American economy and Franklin D.

Roosevelt's programs to restore the nation's financial health/5. The parallels between The Great Depression and The Great Recession are enlightening and Shlaes places in historical perspective the lost opportunities of an entire generation of Americans, then and now.

Surely this book is a study of the New Deal and what forms of Cited by: Both books emphasize the experimental nature of FDR's attempts at righting the economy, and ascribe much of the direction of the New Deal to political rather than economic forces. Both books are required reading for the student who wishes to understand how America changed from the Roaring Twenties to the Great by:   Progressivism, Great Depression and the New Deal book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. History is dramatic -- and the reno /5. He carefully explains the causes of the Depression, the actions taken by Franklin D. Roosevelt to lift America out of its economic morass, and the economic, political, social, and cultural aspects of the age.

Following a chronology of events, a narrative overview examines the events of the Great Depression and the New Deal. The New Deal is generally considered to have consisted of two phases. The first phase (–34) attempted to provide recovery and relief from the Great Depression through programs of agricultural and business regulation, inflation, price stabilization, and public works.

Meeting () in special session. Blacks in the Depression and the New Deal. The Great Depression of the s worsened the already black economic situation of black Americans. African Americans were the first people to be fired from their jobs as they suffered from an unemployment rate two to three times that of whites.

In No Depression in Heaven, Alison Collis Greene demonstrates how the Great Depression and New Deal transformed the relationship between church and state. Grounded in Memphis and the Delta, this book traces the collapse of voluntarism, the link between southern religion and the New Deal, and the gradual alienation of conservative Christianity from the state/5.

The New Deal shaped our nation's politics for decades, and was seen by many as tantamount to the "American Way" itself. Now, in this superb compact history, Eric Rauchway offers an informed account /5(3). This book gives a great description of what went on during the Great Depression.

It is especially strong in describing the policy response. It was published inbut is still the book I go to when I want to know about the actions that were taken in the New Deal [economic programmes].

The Depression provided the impetus for President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, which forever changed the relationship between the American people and their government, and which is usually considered to be one of the most significant periods of political reform in American history.

In retrospect, it became easy to view the New Deal as the. The New Deal was a series of programs and projects instituted during the Great Depression by President Franklin D.

Roosevelt that aimed to restore prosperity to Americans. Read this book on Questia. This essential guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal provides a wealth of information, analysis, biographical profiles, primary documents and current resources that will help students to understand this pivotal era in American history.

Great Depression () – Causes, New Deal and Effects Filed Under: World History Notes The Great Depression of the s was a severe economic problem which affected the whole world, and United States of America (USA) in particular.

This essential guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal provides a wealth of information, analysis, biographical profiles, primary documents and current resources that will help students to understand this pivotal era in American history.

The author, an expert on this age of U.S. history and politics, brings to life the traumatic period that began in and ended only with. The Great Depression ~ Lesson 3 The New Deal. In Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected President. He received 23 million votes while Hoover got fifteen million.

When Roosevelt took office on March 4, he said, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." Roosevelt felt the government should have a say in how business is carried on. Intended for AP-focused American history high school students, this book supplies a complete quick reference source and study aide on the Great Depression and New Deal in America, covering the key themes, events, people, legislation, economics, and policies.

He carefully explains the causes of the Depression, the actions taken by Franklin D. Roosevelt to lift America out of its economic morass, and the economic, political, social, and cultural aspects of the age.

Following a chronology of events, a narrative overview examines the events of the Great Depression and the New Deal.5/5(1).The book describes the collapse of American capitalism in the early s, and the subsequent remaking of the US economy during Franklin D.

Roosevelt's presidency. It is written for a new generation of readers for whom the Great Depression is a distant historical event.