Discussion 7 AMH2020.docx - QUESTIONS 1 What were the events that led up to the Great Depression 2 In chapter 23 of your text you have an article

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QUESTIONS 1. What were the events that led up to the Great Depression? 2. In chapter 23 of your text, you have an article titled "The Global Depression." Analyze and evaluate the three questions at the end of it. 3. How did the New Deal contribute to the rise of the African American Civil Rights movement? 4. How was FDR’s plan fitting in to the established condition (control by the wealthy) rather than giving the power back to the people (according to your text and Zinn)? 5. What were Hoovervilles and why were they constructed? 6. What were the different approached taken by Hoover and FDR to have economic recovery? ANSWERS 1. There were several factors that led to the Great Depression, one of the main ones was the stock market crash that occurred in October of 1929. This stock market crash wiped out millions of investors and when investors heard about the crash they would all simultaneously pull their money out of the stock market; having millions of people pull all of their money out of the stock market at the same time is a recipe for an extremely severe crash. This combined with a massive drop in consumer spending as well

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