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The Great Depression

Summary: Discusses the history of the American Great Depression. Explores how it shaped the nation. Describes how Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal pull the nation out of the depression and instituted new social programs that are still in effect today.
During the 1930's the Great Depression struck America. There was much poverty, unemployment, and hunger all over the nation and Americans desperately needed a strong leader to help them back on their feet. In 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected as president. Soon after, he pledged a "new deal" for the American people. This pledge became known as the New Deal and it would start a number of programs to help stop and prevent another Great Depression.

When President Roosevelt took office, almost 13 million Americans were jobless. He wanted to start programs that would help relieve the unemployed. One relief program FDR started was called the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The CCC hired unemployed, single men between the ages of 18 and 25 to plant trees, build bridges, work on flood control projects, and develop new parks for $1 a day. Although the pay was low, it gave jobs to young...

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