This is a History Channel documentary series that can be used for U.S. History. My questions simply serve as a guide to ensure that students are paying attention to the information that is being presented. (22 questions and Answer Key Included)
In October 1929, the economic boom of the 1920s ends with a crash on Wall Street. The American Dream has become a nightmare. The stock market crash coincides with the start of the Great Depression. The New Deal and public works projects aim to save America from despair and destitution. However, world conflict is brewing in Europe, and it is brought home to Americans by the symbolic boxing match between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling.