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The Great Depression 1929-1938 (Discovering U.S. History)


"Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. Each title brings to life the people and events that have shaped the nation through a clear and entertaining narrative, interesting boxed insets, and lively full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Students will find these books valuable for reports, prime supplements to textbooks, or simply interesting reading.



Introduction: The Bonus March 7
Map: The New Deal and Dust Bowl 16
1 A Deceptive Economy 19
2 Hoover’s Depression 32
3 Launching the New Deal 51
4 Extending the Reach 68
5 The Second Hundred Days 80
6 End of the New Deal 97
7 American Culture of the 1930s 107
Chronology and Timeline 118
Glossary 124
Bibliography 128
Further Resources 130
Picture Credits 132
Index 133
About the Author and Consultant 136

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