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The USA, 1917–1941 Sample Content
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  • ISBN:9780521568647
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):History
  • Author(s):Ian Campbell
  • Available from: March 1998

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    The USA 1917-1941 looks at the history of the United States of America from the First World War to the entry of America into the Second World War in 1941, focusing on the boom-time years of the Roaring Twenties, the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression, and Roosevelt's New Deal.

  • Contents
    • America in 1917
    • The American success story
    • Poverty in America
    • The plight of the American farmers
    • Review: America's economic success
    • Old and new in America
    • Racial intolerance
    • Religious intolerance
    • The Red Scare
    • Prohibition and the gangsters
    • The role of women
    • Review: America in the 1920s
    • Causes and consequences of the Wall Street Crash
    • Boom turns to bust
    • The Great Depression
    • The 1932 presidential election
    • Review: The collapse of the American economy
    • The principles behind the New Deal
    • The New Deal 1932–3
    • The New Deal and the farmers
    • The New Deal 1934–40
    • Franklin Delano Roosevelt – the individual
    • An assessment of the New Deal
    • America and the Second World War
    • Review: the New Deal in action.

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