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APUSH Review Guide for AMSCO chapter 24. Students who do not have the AMSCO guide may
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Pictured at left: campaign button for Franklin Deleno Roosevelt, 1932, Public Domain
Identify and analyze the causes and effects of the Great Depression.
Analyze the ways Americans and government responded to the economic depression.
Assess the extent to which the New Deal successfully solved the problems facing Americans during the Great Depression.
Key Concepts FOR PERIOD 7:
Main Idea: An increasingly pluralistic United States faced profound domestic and global challenges, debated the proper degree of
government activism, and sought to define its international role.
Key Concept 7.1: Governmental, political, and social organizations struggled to address the effects of large-scale industrialization,
economic uncertainty, and related social changes such as urbanization and mass migration.
Key Concept 7.2: A revolution in communications and transportation technology helped to create a new mass culture and spread
“modern” values and ideas, even as cultural conflicts between groups increased under the pressure of migration, world wars, a
Key Concept 7.3: Global conflicts ove
r resources, territories, and ideologies renewed debates over the nation’s values and its role in the
world, while simultaneously propelling the United States into a dominant international military, political, cultural, and economic position.
Introduction, page 496
After reading the first 3 paragraphs for chapter 24, explain the local and broad context of The Great Depression.
facts about the event, describing who/what/when etc.
the bigger picture, theme, era, why/how
The depression caused more business failures and unemployment and affected more people
both middle class than any preceding period of hard times. Franklin D Roosevelt in 1933, 4
years after the worst economic depression in US history American were gripped by fear for their
Over production and business failures had periodically caused economic downturns measured
in month that would be recovery and eventual prosperity.