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Failures of the New Deal

By | 2017-03-31T07:10:58+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Dusty farmland during the Great Depression and Recovery

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The United States of America (USA) 1920-1939: Failure of the New Deal

  • Discrimination against blacks still continued and many remained jobless and received low wages where they got employed
  • In the long run little had been done for […]
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The Second Deal

By | 2017-03-31T06:59:35+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

The Second Deal

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The United States of America (USA) 1920-1939: The Second Deal

  • A Work Progress Administration was established in 1935
  • It was to help with the problem of unemployment and had various projects under it namely:
    1. The Federal Writers Project to assist those with writings […]

President Roosevelt and the Great Depression

By | 2017-03-31T06:32:11+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The United States of America (USA) 1920-1939: President Roosevelt and the Great Depression

  • He defeated Hoover in the 1932 presidential elections and presented a ‘New Deal’
  • The new deal had the following aims:
    1. To provide employment for the unemployed
    2. To revive the […]

Problems during the Boom

By | 2017-03-30T09:09:49+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

The KKK tormented black people. Image credit Chicago Tribune

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The United States of America (USA) 1920-1939: Problems behind the Boom

  • Industries were monopolized by super-corporations and they kept trade unions weak as they forbade workers to join them
  • Industrial workers were suppressed heavily by the industrialists
  • […]