The Great Depression and the New Deal
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The Great Depression and the New Deal key themes and documents by James Stuart Olson

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Politics and government,
  • Depressions,
  • New Deal, 1933-1939,
  • Economic conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames S. Olson with Mariah Gumpert
SeriesUnlocking American history series
ContributionsGumpert, Mariah, author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB3717 1929 .O47 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 295 pages
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26930659M
ISBN 101440834628
ISBN 109781440834622
LC Control Number2017007596
OCLC/WorldCa887851470

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  This collection of documents on the Depression and New Deal is the second volume in an extended series of document collections from the Ashbrook Center that will cover major periods, themes, and institutions in American history and government. The series began with a 5/5(3). In No Depression in Heaven, Alison Collis Greene demonstrates how the Great Depression and New Deal transformed the relationship between church and state. Grounded in Memphis and the Delta, this book traces the collapse of voluntarism, the link between southern religion and the New Deal, and the gradual alienation of conservative Christianity from the by: 1. The Great Depression and the New Deal: America's Economic Collapse and Recovery. Discusses the devastating effect of the stock market crash on American economy and Franklin D. Roosevelt's programs to restore the nation's financial health/5. The parallels between The Great Depression and The Great Recession are enlightening and Shlaes places in historical perspective the lost opportunities of an entire generation of Americans, then and now. Surely this book is a study of the New Deal and what forms of Cited by:

Both books emphasize the experimental nature of FDR's attempts at righting the economy, and ascribe much of the direction of the New Deal to political rather than economic forces. Both books are required reading for the student who wishes to understand how America changed from the Roaring Twenties to the Great by:   Progressivism, Great Depression and the New Deal book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. History is dramatic -- and the reno /5. He carefully explains the causes of the Depression, the actions taken by Franklin D. Roosevelt to lift America out of its economic morass, and the economic, political, social, and cultural aspects of the age. Following a chronology of events, a narrative overview examines the events of the Great Depression and the New Deal. The New Deal is generally considered to have consisted of two phases. The first phase (–34) attempted to provide recovery and relief from the Great Depression through programs of agricultural and business regulation, inflation, price stabilization, and public works. Meeting () in special session.

Blacks in the Depression and the New Deal. The Great Depression of the s worsened the already black economic situation of black Americans. African Americans were the first people to be fired from their jobs as they suffered from an unemployment rate two to three times that of whites.   In No Depression in Heaven, Alison Collis Greene demonstrates how the Great Depression and New Deal transformed the relationship between church and state. Grounded in Memphis and the Delta, this book traces the collapse of voluntarism, the link between southern religion and the New Deal, and the gradual alienation of conservative Christianity from the state/5. The New Deal shaped our nation's politics for decades, and was seen by many as tantamount to the "American Way" itself. Now, in this superb compact history, Eric Rauchway offers an informed account /5(3). This book gives a great description of what went on during the Great Depression. It is especially strong in describing the policy response. It was published in , but is still the book I go to when I want to know about the actions that were taken in the New Deal [economic programmes].