History Essay 800 Words

Complete the question below and submit your word document to Turnitin.  You are allowed to use your textbook and reader – BUT make sure that you document ALL of the information used from those sources.

Basic Directions:

Minimum of 800 words and no maximum word length  – but make sure that you answer the question asked.

Essay must be typed in double spaced in Time New Roman font

Essay must be double spaced.

Document the sources you use with by MLA or APA format – listing a works cited page or putting quotes around sentences is NOT enough documentation.

You can only use a maximum of 3 direct quotes throughout your essay – these quotes can only be 2 sentences in length.


Explain the causes of the Great Depression and describe how the New Deal programs helped or hurt economic recovery for the country and individual Americans.  Provide 4 specific examples of the causes for the Great Depression and 4 specific New Deal programs that sought to solve these causes.  You can use programs from either the first or second New Deal in your essay.

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