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The 1930s were dominated by the great depression in the united states and the rise of nazi germany in europe the fbi under j edgar hoover went after gangsters, and franklin d roosevelt became synonymous with the decade with his new deal and fireside chats. The economic depression of the 1930s gave rise to powerful dictators in europe like hitler and mussolini, who promised to return their countries to greatness what life was like during this time daily life for the average american changed dramatically during the great depression. Great depression/new deal study guide name _____ fifth grade social demands of ww1 and sales to europe now, farmers could not pay the banks back since the war had ended and europe could once again grow their own crops they had to give away their farms and move to find jobs class discussion and notes, answers vary title. Term review for unit test on great depression and new deal learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free search create done in 1930s to stimulate the economy great depression & new deal test study guide 34 terms i hate social studies 25 terms the great depression and new deal.
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