We learned about the Great Depression and how all of America was impacted. It describes how the stock market crashed and how half the banks closed down in the United States.
John Green explains the New Deal, President FDR's plan to rescue the nation from the Great Depression.
Charlie Brown explains the roughness of the Great Depression and FDR's actions as president during that period.
In an attempt to find Clyde, Frank Hamer and Maney Gault drive by his hometown and witness a shanty town, in which people created makeshift living arrangements. This scene is a concrete example of many people's living situation during the Great Depression.
Tom Joad explains to his mother the call to action he creates for himself in the context of the disheartening situation of the Great Depression.