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Provides information on the history and effects that the Great Depression had on the United States people and the economy. Also explains President Franklin D. Roosevelt's ""New Deal"".
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Formerly an editor at the educational publisher Weekly Reader, Michael Burgan has been a freelance writer for 17 years. He has written more than 250 books for children and young adults, specializing in U.S. history, geography, and biographies of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Burgan has won several awards for his writing, and his plays for adult audiences have been staged across the United States. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in history. He currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his cat Callie.Review:
The ""Roaring Twenties"" seemed like a great time to be an American. Productivity was booming and jobs were plentiful. There seemed to be not a care in the world for the citizens. If they didn't have the money at the time to buy what they wanted, the banks --Children's Literature
In the 1920s people in America were thriving. Americans were earning more and spending more than ever before and when they did not have enough money to buy one of the many new gadgets that were on the market, they would use credit to get what they wanted --Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review
These titles have large-print texts and generous white space, and are illustrated with archival photos, paintings, maps, and documents. The Bill of Rights focuses on the political and historical development of the document. The Great Depression has an ext --School Library Journal
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Book Description Compass Point Books, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0756514037
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