Th Great Depression & the New Deal

Th Great Depression & the New Deal

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For nearly ten years, the wealth and prosperity of the qroaring '20sq had electrified America. The Stock Market was making people richer by the day. But in three fateful days in October 1929, all of that wealth vanished, and prosperity turned to poverty. The Great Depression had begun, and with it came record levels of unemployment, job loss, and despair. Then, just when all hope seemed lost, a presidential candidate promised qa new deal for the American people.q That man was Franklin D. Roosevelt, and this is the story of the Great Depression and how the New Deal saved the United States. In this book, kids will wander the streets of the largest cities and smallest towns with adults looking for any way to eke out a living. They'll ride creaky old wagons in the mass exodus out of the Dust Bowl that was once the Great Plains, and they'll wade through the qalphabet soupq of New Deal programs that President Roosevelt created - just in the nick of time! This 32-page book is reproducible and educational. A partial list of the Table of Contents include: A Timeline of Events qBrother, Can You Spare a Dimeq: The Great Depression a The New Deal Herbert Hoover The Great Stock Market Crash Banks Fail Franklin D. Roosevelt New Deal Tennessee Valley Authority Social Security Federal Communications Commission Securities and Exchange Commission Additional Resources Glossary And More This fun-fill activity book includes: Create the Front Page of a Newspaper Make Indian Pudding Do the Math Maze Chronological Order Matching Unscramble Words True or False And Much More!The Great Stock Market Crash The Stock Market Crash of 1929 was the beginning of the Great Depression. It was a terrible time for Americans, many of whom had invested their money in the stock market. During this time, the economic flow inanbsp;...

Title:Th Great Depression & the New Deal
Author:Carole Marsh
Publisher:Gallopade International - 2005-01-01


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