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Author: Christopher Collier, James Lincoln Collier Narrator: Jim Manchester Publisher: AudioBookShelf Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Drama of American History Series Release Date: December 2012 ISBN: 9781482983845
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History is dramatic—and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at young readers.

Progressivism, the Great Depression, and the New Deal emphasizes economic trends and the role of the government in regard to the economy from the beginning of the twentieth century to America’s entry into World War II. The authors discuss the boom of the 1920s, the crash of 1929, the ensuing Depression, and the country’s response. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “hundred days” and programs such as the Works Progress Administration (WPA) are examined in detail.

Covering American history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes in the Drama of American History series explore far beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle to present a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes, and tribulations that led to the birth of this great nation.

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About the Author

Christopher Collier is professor of history at the University of Connecticut. His field is early American history, especially the history of Connecticut and the American Revolution.

About the Narrator

Jim Manchester is a retired English and theater teacher in Rhode Island. He has directed and acted in many theatrical productions over the years and has done voice-over work in the Providence area. Jim resides in the lovely seaport town of Bristol, Rhode Island.