2021 AP US History Prep with Tom Richey #8 | The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
In this session, we focus on the causes of the Great Depression, FDR’s New Deal, American neutrality in the 1930s, and World War II both at home and abroad.
The New Deal
The election of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932 resulted in the New Deal he proposed, a fundamental shift in the American political economy and a new conception of the relationship between the government and the governed.
Edward Lengel: Thinking Through World War II | BRI Scholar Talks
BRI Senior Teaching Fellow, Tony Williams, and guest scholar Ed Lengel will be discussing Lengel's compelling essays in BRI's new Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness Digital Textbook on the dramatic Pacific theater of World War II. Lengel will narrate the captivating story of Japan’s aggressive expansionism during the 1930s in the lead-up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, the brutal fighting in the Pacific, and the consequential dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the summer of 1945.