Part 1 (should be 1page) After completing the chapter 25, you can go ahead and respond to this Discussion Board.The link to this free textbook is https://openstax.org/details/books/us-history?Book%20details (Links to an external site.) Your answers must be complete, unique and in your own words. Do not quote, unless absolutely necessary, since most quoted material can be paraphrased in your own words. Cite all work that you consult at the end of your reply. Discus s the reasons the stock market crashed? What was life like for Americans during this time? How did Hoover respond to the crisis? Discuss the hardships that the Dist Bowl brought? How did Americans react and managed? Assess Hoover’s legacy on the eve of the New Deal. Good or bad? Pick one. part 2 (should be 2 pages) INTRODUCTION Most people understand that during the Great Depression there was a lot of unemployment and a lot of suffering in America. They also know that a stock market crash was somehow involved. But long before the infamous stock market crash of 1929, the American farmer was struggling. Technology made it possible to sow and harvest more with fewer man-hours, and this had two very important consequences. One is that farm laborers lost their jobs while smaller operations had the opportunity to maximize their profits – until so many individual farmers had the same idea that the market became oversaturated. In a cruel irony, the fact that so many Americans could not afford to feed their families during the Great Depression was caused by the fact that farmers grew too much food! This Primary Source Exercise is designed to provide some understanding of how that situation came about and how President Roosevelt and his administration sought to solve the problem of farmers not being able to make a living due to extremely low commodity prices. DOCUMENTS Document 1 is oral history from Mr. LeRoy Hankel of Nebraska, as he tells of his experience of being a farmer during the Great Depression. Documents 2 is a collection of photographs of farmers slaughtering commodity livestock during the Great Depression. INSTRUCTIONS 1) Read Chapter 25 in its entirety. The link to this free textbook is https://openstax.org/details/books/us-history?Book%20details 2) Watch the interview or read Document 1 and observe the photographs in Document 2. 3) The traditional one full single-spaced page or two full double-spaced pages is required for this primary source assignment. Your work should consist about 80-90% of your own words. A maximum of 20% similarity score will be accepted and anything above that number will be graded down. Your answers must be complete, unique and in your own words. Do not quote, unless absolutely necessary, since most quoted material can be paraphrased in your own words. Cite all work that you consult at the end of your reply. Skip paper identifiers like date, name, title. Only label your answers. No need to write out the questions. Document 1 LeRoy Hankel, “Falling Prices after the Crash,” interviewed for Living History Farm by Bill Ganzel, 2003. “I was quite young at that time, but I still remember the crash. The Depression actually started in ’29. That’s when that stock market and everything went. Then everything dropped. Corn, I seen on the board in Hampton that’s where we lived at that time when it started nine-cents a bushel. But very little of it was sold at nine, most of it was sold at 10- and 11[-cents]. And everything just went all to pieces. Eggs was 10-cents a dozen. And your wheat, I really don’t know just what the wheat did, dropped to. My memory tells me somewhere around 70-cents. It went down to about 70-cents a bushel It just dropped to nothing. We had, I believe Dad had over 100 acres of corn and it all went for around 10-cents a bushel. Land prices dropped down from 200-250 dollars an acre. It was getting down to $40. And nobody, nobody sold and nobody bought. There was nothing going on at all. And, everything just went all to pieces.” Find the complete interview with video at this website, Wessels Living History Farm in York, Nebraska http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/movies/hankel_money_04.html (Links to an external site.) Source: Written by Bill Ganzel of the Ganzel Group. First written and published in 2003. “Wessels Living History Farm” website, designed to provide learners an in-depth look at farming in the 1920s and beyond. The site can be found at http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org. Bill Ganzel served as executive producer, writer, designer and editor of the site, particularly the 1930s and 1940s sections of it. Document 2 Burial of Government Purchased and Condemned Livestock (photograph), 1934, and A Slaughtered Pig (photograph), ca. 1933 Source – Pigs eating on a farm Library of Congress Source: A Slaughtered Pig – FDR Library A Slaughtered Pig (ca. 1933). President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 reduced hogs and other food in order to increase agricultural prices. The program was a success, but the idea of slaughtering livestock when there were so many who were hungry drew criticism. The AAA (1933) was ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in 1937. A new Agricultural Adjustment Act was then passed in 1938. QUESTIONS TO ANSWER 1. What is the Agricultural Act of 1933, and what was the purpose of it? 2. According to Mr. Hankell, what is the evidence of falling commodity prices? Be sure to quote where necessary and also to write a paragraph or more. 3. What is happening in the pictures that make up Document 2? Describe the images and contextualize them historically, meaning that you should mention what they are representing and why in a paragraph or more. 4. Why do you think the government didn’t just arrange to have excess food commodities shipped to places where people didn’t have enough to eat during the Great Depression? 5. Do you agree with the logic behind the Agricultural Adjustment Act (1933)? In other words, if you were a farmer, would you have been able to either plow under your cotton or destroy your livestock? Why or why not?
Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers
We offer top-quality and well-researched assignment papers at low prices. We believe in offering the best quality services as we care about your grades, academic performance, and success. Our writers range from masters and Ph.D. graduates to professors. Our panel of expert academic writers does not rest until they are 100% sure your essay will score you an A+ only.
Professional and Experienced Academic Writers
Our writing company has the best panel of experienced academic and business writers. Our writers have experience of up to 9 years in the writing industry. They will go the extra mile to make sure you are handing in a quality A+ paper. If you are a student searching for any academic help, I advise you to seek for our experts' help.
Free Unlimited Revisions
Our clients frequently ask if they will be liable to free revisions once they place an assignment order with us. However, how many times you ask for revisions, our academic experts will help you. Either way, there is no need to worry as we provide free revisions. We are always after our clients’ satisfaction, and we are very proud to say that all our clients are satisfied with our writing services.
Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee
We are strict when it comes to assignments deadlines. We make sure our writers keep in mind the assignment delivery time. Because we care about clients, we go that extra mile to make sure you do not face those consequences. Whatever the deadline, we promise our clients a prompt delivery.
Are our charges too cheap for you to believe? Here at Assignments Ace, we offer quality assignment help at affordable prices. Our prices are substantive to cater to all students. Every time you place your assignment order with us, you are guaranteed a 15% discount.In addition, new clients enjoy a discount of 30% when placing their first order with us.
Customer Support 24/7
Do you have any queries for us? Or do you want to consult with our expert academic writers? Go ahead and contact us. We have 24/7 online friendly customer service. Whatever time of the day or night, we are always available for you. You can chat with us via our online chat services or contact us via our email, [email protected]
Try it now!
How it works?
Follow these simple steps to get your paper done
Place your order
Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.
Proceed with the payment
Choose the payment system that suits you most.
Receive the final file
Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.
Our assignments help website is the most internationally sought-after site because we offer a wide range of top-quality services at low prices. Our proud history as an assignment help company stretches back nine years. We do offer Top Quality, Well-Researched Papers and Online classes to help students internationally. We do both of these things at cheap affordable prices by offering up to a 30% discount.
Writing an essay is one of the most tedious tasks that require a lot of concentration and research. Writing an essay takes hours and even up days. We offer the best custom writing service and have your best interests in mind. Most online writing industries do not have qualified writers and are just after your money. Worry less, our writers who have enough experience are ready to give you the help you need. Our writers are carefully selected and undergo some tests to prove their professionalism.
Are you applying for a college? We help students join their dream college by writing for them strong admission papers that showcases their qualities and personalities. An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. We utilize statements of purpose, personal statements, and personal essays to make a compelling case by stating your leadership activities, education, accomplishments, and professional background.
Editing and Proofreading
We offer an abundance of online proofreading and editing services for our clients. By definition, proofreading is the final surface-level check done on a document. Other academic writing companies offer editing and proofreading as separate services. At our assignment help website, we offer editing and proofreading services as one complete package at affordable cheap prices. Grab your 30% Coupon if you order today!!!
Are you a student pursuing an MBA in business, no need to look any further? We offer the best assignment help as we have the top niche MBA business writers who will give you A+ assignments. Over the years, our experts have helped students accomplish their academic dreams. We have helped thousands of students complete their business assignments with confidence.Grab your 30% Coupon if you order today!!!