The Great Depression
Just the Facts examines the effects of the stock market crash of October 1929 and subsequent economic depression had upon the shaping of modern America. Featuring historical footage, the program examines the end of America's economic expansion in the fall of 1929 and the hardships that Americans faced in the years to come. The program explores important events and figures from the time period, looking at the factors that led to the Depression, President Hoover's attempts to counter the nation's economic woes and Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal programs.
|Subject||SOCIAL STUDIES, US 20th Century|
|Running Time||30 min.|
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