Unit 14: Great Depression & World War II (1930-1945)

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  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms, and regulations enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the United States between 1933 and 1939. It responded to the needs for relief, reform, and recovery from the Great Depression. The New Deal included increased regulation of banking and commerce and programs to alleviate poverty, including the formation of the Works Progress Administration and a social security plan.
  • The Hundred Days Congress

    The Hundred Days Congress
    The first 100 days of Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency began on March 4, 1933, the day Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd President of the United States. Since then, the first 100 days of a presidential term has taken on symbolic significance, and the period is considered a benchmark to measure the early success of a president.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    At 7:55 a.m. on December 7, 1941, a wave of almost 200 Japanese planes attacked the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor. A second wave of stretched the attack out for two hours, killing 2,403 Americans and wounding another 1,178. The bombing of Pearl Harbor was the act of war that brought the US into WWII on the side of the allies against the Axis powers, Japan, Germany, and Italy. It reminded Americans of what they loved and what they most hold dear.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    VE Day marks the day towards the end of World War Two (WW2) when fighting against Nazi Germany in Europe came to an end. VE Day was so significant because it ended the killing of Jews by Hitler and the Nazis. VE Day celebrates the end of World War Two, one of the most devastating conflicts in human history.
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing
    The two atomic bombs dropped on Japan in 1945 killed and maimed hundreds of thousands of people. Hiroshima and the subsequent bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, remain the only time atomic weapons of mass destruction have been used in a conflict. These bombs were intended to cause Japan to surrender to the allied forces and to bring about the end of WWII.