is dramatic—and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier and
James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at young
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
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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