Peter Clements
ISBN: 9781444156539
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Chapter 1 The USA in the 1920s: prosperity? 1 The extent of prosperity 2 Reasons for prosperity Chapter 2 The Wall Street Crash and the causes of the Great Depression in the USA 1 The Wall Street Crash 2 Problems in the economy 3 Effects of the Wall Street Crash 4 Key debate: How strong was the American economy in the 1920s and how real was the prosperity? Chapter 3 President Hoover and the Great Depression 1 The impact of the Great Depression on the presidency of Herbert Hoover 2 The USA during the Great Depression 3 Key debate: Why was the Depression so extensive and long lasting? 4 Federal government policies 5 The 1932 presidential election Chapter 4 The US 1933-45: New Deals and economic recovery 1 The first 100 days and the First New Deal 2 Alternatives to the New Deal 3 Key debate: Was the First New Deal a planned programme or simply a series of unrelated measures to deal with specific problems? 4 The Second New Deal 1935-6 5 Problems in Roosevelt's second term 6 The Third New Deal 1937-9 7 Political developments 1938 and 1939 8 Key debate: How much impact did the New Deal have on American politics and the economy? 9 The impact of the Great Depression on society: African-Americans and women 10 The New Deal: an evaluation 11 Literature and the arts during the Great Depression 12 The impact of the Second World War on the USA Chapter 5 The Great Depression in Canada 1 Canada in the 1920s 2 The causes and effects of the Depression in Canada 3 Federal government responses to the Depression 1929-34 4 Bennett's proposed 'New Deal' and the 1935 election 5 Alternative responses to the Depression 6 Mackenzie King's government 1935-48 7 The impact of the war on Canada 8 Key debate: How far did the Great Depression lead to the growth of the role of federal government? Chapter 6 The Great Depression in Latin America 1 Latin America in the 1920s 2 Argentina in the 1920s 3 Argentina in the 1930s 4 Literature and the arts in Argentina 5 Brazil in the 1920s 6 Brazil in the 1930s 7 Key debate: What were the characteristics of the Estado Novo? Glossary Timeline Further reading Introduction 1 What you will study 2 How you will be assessed 3 About this book Internal assessment

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