ch_22 - QUIT 22 The Great Depression Begins CHAPTER...

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22 The Great Depression Begins QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION The Nation’s Sick Economy 1 SECTION Hardship and Suffering During the Depression 2 SECTION Hoover Struggles with the Depression 3 GRAPH MAP
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22 The Great Depression Begins HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To understand the causes and consequences of the Great Depression and the futility of Hoover’s actions to limit the damage
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22 The Great Depression Begins W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T What would you do to feed your family? Examine the Issues The year is 1929. The United States economy has collapsed. Farms, businesses, and banks nationwide are failing, causing massive unemployment and poverty. You are out of work with little prospect of finding a job. • What can you do to find a paying job? • What groups of people will be most hurt by the economic crash? HOME • What can unemployed and impoverished people do to help each other?
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22 The Great Depression Begins The United States The World 1929 The first Academy Awards are presented. The stock market crashes. 1933 “Century of Progress Exposition” begins. The Twenty-first Amendment ends Prohibition. More than 13 million Americans are unemployed. 1933 Adolf Hitler takes power in Germany. Japan withdraws from the League of Nations. TIME LINE HOME 1930 Army officers led by José Uriburu seize control of the government of Argentina. 1930-1933 More than 40% of the nation’s banks fail. 1931 Japan invades Manchuria. 1931 Jane Addams shares the Nobel Peace Prize. 8.02 million Americans are unemployed. 1932 The Bonus Army arrives in Washington, D.C. Franklin Delano Roosevelt is elected president. 1932 Ibn Sa’ud becomes king of newly-united Saudi Arabia. From prison, Mohandas K. Gandhi leads a protest against British policies in India.
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The Nation’s Sick Economy Economic problems affecting industries, farmers, and consumers lead to the Great Depression. OVERVIEW
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course GOVT 131 taught by Professor Kenroberts during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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ch_22 - QUIT 22 The Great Depression Begins CHAPTER...

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