Author(s): Rik Mills
This text is a comprehensive study of the United States from 1919 to 1941. It is based around the authors' narrative which is combined with source material which seeks to give students a deep insight into the boom years of the 1920s and the harsh Depression of the 1930s. Full syllabus coverage is provided and also included are the "real history" classroom strategies that the "Schools History Project" have pioneered.
Section 1: The US economy in the 1920s - did all Americans share the prosperity?. Section 2: US society in the 1920s - was this a golden age?. Section 3: The causes and consequences of the Wall Street Crash. Section 4: How successful was the New Deal?