Review of Period 7
From Imperialism to WWII - we will be covering it all and answering your questions!
The Great Depression and New Deal
After the Stock Market Crash of 1929, the United States found itself in the midst of a Great Depression. The Election of 1932 pinned Herbert Hoover versus Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR). FDR won by a landslide and rushed to implement measures to help alleviate the impact and suffering caused by the Great Depression by passing legislation under the New Deal.
7.0 Unit 7 Overview: Contextualization
1920s and 1930s
We'll explore the decades of the 1920s and 1930s, looking at the historic prosperity and boom of the 20s followed by the bust and worldwide economic depression of the 30s.
Early 20th Century Progressive Era and WWI
Progressives like Jane Addams tackle the major problems of the new modern world. At the same time, the threat of conflict in Europe starts to seem inevitable. Our host will takes us through these critical moments in United States History
USA's Shift Towards Empire Building
As the Europeans colonize Africa and Asia, the United States has a major shift in foreign policy and starts to explore empire building. The United States fights in the Spanish American War and now has holding in more lands. Additionally, new international dealings lead to the Panama Canal.
World War II
Between 1941 and 1945, the United States participated in the Second World War through domestic mobilization and foreign invasions.
The Great Depression
After a series of unfortunate events, the US experienced the worst economic downturn in its history.
World War I
The US stayed out of the Great War for several years, but then swooped in for the win at the end.
The changes brought about by the progressive movement.
In 1898, the United States began its rise as an imperial power.
The Progressive Era
An increasingly urban, diverse, and overworked population sparked changes in the role of government.
7.1 Context: America in the World
7.2 Imperialism: Debates
7.4 The Progressives
7.5 World War I: Military and Diplomacy
7.6 World War I: Home Front
7.7 1920s: Innovations
7.9 The Great Depression
7.10 The New Deal
7.12 World War II: Mobilization
7.14 Postwar Diplomacy
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