Diablo Valley College History 121 Dr. Kent Haldan Study Guide for Chapter 23-24. The Great Depression and The New Deal . Answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper. 1. Overview. Describe some general indicators of the dept of the first few Years of the Depression. Describe the shift in the images in the popular mind from the 1920s to the 1930s. Describe an economic problem of the 1920s that continued and became magnified in the 1930s. What event dominated and unified the history of the 1930s? (Chapter 23) 2. The Causes of the Depression. What were some of the causes of the depression: the role of the stock market crash and economic structural weaknesses? What development made the depression self-perpetuating? (Chapter 23) 3. Worldwide Depression. Describe the impact of the worldwide economy upon the US economy. What impact did the depression in the US have upon its foreign customers? What impact did the Hawley-Smoot Tariff of 1930 have upon American exports and foreign
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