Unit 6 The Great Depression Begins. Mr. Hughes Anaheim High School United States History. The nation’s Sick Economy. In this section we will look at the end of prosperity of the 1920’s in America and how severe economic problems gripped the nation. THE NATION’S SICK ECONOMY.
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United States History
In this section we will look at the end of prosperity of the 1920’s in America and how severe economic problems gripped the nation.
As the 1920s advanced, serious problems threatened the economy while
Important industries struggled, including:
In this section, we will look at what Americans had to do during the Great Depression to survive and the problems President Hoover and the government had trying to lead the nation out of this problem.
This section will look at how President Franklin D. Roosevelt used government programs to fight the depression.
FDR easily won the 1932 election
PWA workers construct a public building in Hartford, Connecticut
CWA School in Woodville, CA
Repaired business in Childersburg, Alabama
Citizens wait outside a FERA in Calipatria, CA for relief checks
The Supreme Court -- 1935
Huey Long made effective use of radio to promote his views
FDR wins in 1936
This section will look at how the Second New Deal included new programs to extend federal aid and stimulate the nation’s economy.
also called the “Second Hundred Days”
The Davis Street School Extension in Atlanta under construction as part of the Works Progress Administration Program, November 2, 1936
Eleanor & Franklin
Movies provided an escape from the hardships of the Great Depression
Families spent hours listening to the radio
The Hindenburg caught fire and was utterly destroyed within a minute Of the 97 people on board, 13 passengers and 22 crew-members were killed