History Task: United States History Students Name: University Affiliations: A. Major Causes of the Great Depression Lasting from 1929-1939 the Great Depression was one of the worst economic recessions in the world’s industrial history. The depression began after 1929 crash in the stock market that drove Wall Street to panic and smeared out heaps of stockholders. The subsequent years saw spending and investment of consumers drop leading to a sudden drop in industrial output and employment. Failing companies laid off staff in response to the steep decline in output(Norton et al. 2014). By the time the Great Depression went its bottommost point in 1933 over 15 million Americans were rendered jobless and almost half of the banks in the country had already collapsed. The main causes of the Great Recession were. Stock Market Crash of 1929 Nervous investors on 24th October 1929 started to sell overpriced shared in fear between the USA and USSR. Retrieved March 14 2018 from prezi.com Richardson G. Komai A. Gou M. & Park D. (2015 April).Stock market crash of 1929 (2013). Web. Schwartz B. (2015). The Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln’s Many Second Thoughts. Society 52(6) 590-603. Shaffer D. R. (2016). LINCOLN AND THE US COLORED TROOPS. Spector B. (2015). Capitalist Ideologues and the Cold War ‘Struggle for Men’s Minds’. The Routledge Companion to Management and Organizational History Abingdon New York: Routledge 285-301. Temin P. (2016). Great Depression. In Banking Crises (pp. 144-153).Palgrave Macmillan London. Tindall G. B. & Shi D. E. (2016). America: A narrative history. WW Norton & Company. Trafton J. (2016). The Soldier Diary. In The American Civil War and the Hollywood War Film (pp. 123-142). Palgrave Macmillan New York. Turner N. (2006). Nat Turner describes his rebellion. In C. Waldrep & M. A. Bellesiles (Eds.) Documenting American violence: A sourcebook (pp. 124–127). Retrieved from site.ebrary.com (Original work published 1831) [...]
No Plagiarism - Must be grammatically correct - APA format - 1.5 line space A. Explain (suggested length of 1–2 pages) the major causes of the Great Depression (e.g., economic policies, trade concerns, banking practices, international commerce). B. Describe three ways (e.g., major legislation, organizations, relief and recovery efforts) that the New Deal sought to address the problems of the Great Depression (suggested length of 1–2 pages). C. Explain how the end of World War II contributed to the rise of Cold War tensions (suggested length of 1–2 pages) by doing the following: 1. Discuss the effect of the arms race on the rise of Cold War tensions. 2. Describe how differing ideologies led to increased Cold War tensions. 3. Explain the effect of Cold War tensions on American culture and domestic policies (e.g., security concerns, organizations, discrimination). D. Explain two changes (e.g., legislation, cultural shifts, economic shifts) that came about as a result of one of the following historical events (suggested length of 1–2 pages): • civil rights movement • feminist movement • gay rights movement • rise of the religious right E. Write an essay (suggested length of 2–3 pages) on one of the historical periods from the list provided in the introduction, using the corresponding primary sources. In your essay, do the following: Note: You can refer back to the information and worksheets in the Course of Study for HIST 1010, and the text, A People and A Nation, for additional information about these time periods. 1. Analyze the point of view of primary source A by doing the following: a. Describe the major characteristics of primary source A (e.g., the author’s background, the main ideas presented, the reasons it was created). b. Explain how primary source A reflects the major events of the chosen historical period (e.g., social movements, developing ideologies, international conflicts). 2. Analyze the point of view of primary source B by doing the following: a. Describe the major characteristics of primary source B (e.g., the author’s background, the main ideas presented, the reasons it was created). b. Explain how primary source B reflects the major events of the chosen historical period (e.g., social movements, developing ideologies, international conflicts). 3. Discuss how the two primary sources relate to each other within their historical context. Note: This may include major themes of the period or social/political movements that define the era. F. Provide acknowledgement of source information, using in-text citations and references, for quoted, paraphrased, or summarized content. 1. Include the following information when providing source references: • author • date • title • location of information (e.g., publisher, journal, or website URL) Note: APA citation style is the WGU standard. For tips on using APA style Reference List: Norton, M. B., Kamensky, J., Sheriff, C., Blight, D. W., Chudacoff, H. P., Logevall, F., . . . Michals, D. (2014). A People and A Nation: A History of the United States, Brief Edition (10th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning.