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20th Century Turning Points in U.S. History

Program 4: 1929-1943 (#104)

Program 4: 1929–1943
1929- “Black Tuesday” Foretells the Great Depression
1932- Amelia Earhart: Record-Breaking Woman Aviator
1933- President Roosevelt’s ‘One Hundred Days’ Begins His New Deal
1935- President Roosevelt Signs the Social Security Act
1936- Jesse Owens and Joe Louis Debunk Hitler's Claim of Aryan Superiority
1940- Ernest Hemingway’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls” Is Published
1941- Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor
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Series Description: This new series highlights significant developments in science, art, politics, technology, and popular culture, providing a clear overview of the people and events that distinguished the twentieth century.

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