Progressivism, the Great Depression, and the New Deal by Christopher Collier audiobook

Progressivism, the Great Depression, and the New Deal: 1901–1941

By Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier
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The Drama of American History Series: Book 2000

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Historyis dramatic—and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier andJames Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at youngreaders. Progressivism, the GreatDepression, and the New Deal emphasizes economictrends and the role of the government in regard to the economy from thebeginning of the twentieth century to America’s entry into World War II. Theauthors discuss the boom of the 1920s, the crash of 1929, the ensuingDepression, and the country’s response. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “hundred days”and programs such as the Works Progress Administration (WPA) are examined indetail. CoveringAmerican history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, thesevolumes in the Drama of American Historyseries explore far beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle topresent a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes, andtribulations that led to the birth of this great nation.

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Historyis dramatic—and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier andJames Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at youngreaders.

Progressivism, the GreatDepression, and the New Deal emphasizes economictrends and the role of the government in regard to the economy from thebeginning of the twentieth century to America’s entry into World War II. Theauthors discuss the boom of the 1920s, the crash of 1929, the ensuingDepression, and the country’s response. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “hundred days”and programs such as the Works Progress Administration (WPA) are examined indetail.

CoveringAmerican history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, thesevolumes in the Drama of American Historyseries explore far beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle topresent a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes, andtribulations that led to the birth of this great nation.

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Author Bio: Christopher Collier

Author Bio: Christopher Collier

Christopher Collier is an author and historian. He attended Clark University and Columbia University, where he earned his PhD. He was the official Connecticut State Historian from 1984 to 2004 and is now professor of history emeritus at the University of Connecticut. He is the brother of James Lincoln Collier, with whom he has written a number of novels, most of which are based on historic events. His books have been nominated for several awards, including the Newbery Honor and the Pulitzer Prize.

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Author Bio: James Lincoln Collier

Author Bio: James Lincoln Collier

James Lincoln Collier has written many books for children, including Give Dad My Best and Planet out of the Past. He has also contributed more than five hundred articles to the New York Times Magazine, Reader’s Digest, and Boy’s Life. His honors include the Kidger Prize for Teaching, the Jane Addams Peace Prize, and the Newbery Honor.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 2.05
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English