The study of two great demagogues in American history--Huey P. Long, a first-term United States Senator from the red-clay, piney-woods country of nothern Louisiana; and Charles E. Coughlin, a Catholic priest from an industrial suburb near Detroit. Award-winning historian Alan Brinkely describes their modest origins and their parallel rise together in the early years of the Great Depression to become the two most successful leaders of national political dissidence ofly years of the Great Depression to become the two most successful leaders of national political dissidence of their era. *Winner of the American Book Award for History*… read more
You signed your aspiring wide receiver up for football. Now what? Finding the best football cleat that's touchdown-worthy—no pressure. Don't worry, Nike has you covered when it comes to providing a reliable cleat and safety gear that you'll need to get your little athlete's football career started.
Choosing a reliable football cleat for your child can help prevent injuries and further their ability to achieve their goals at such a young age. Whether your active kiddo dreams of being the next Carson Wentz or Rob Gronkowski, start from the ground up. Be sure to choose a cleat that gives their ankles the support they need, helping them look and feel good on and off the field. Not only will you find your child in the end zone quite frequently while wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 Football Cleat, but you'll also feel like a true winner knowing your player is safe and secure breaking through tackles and jumping for interceptions.
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
Modern design is all about practicing the less-is-more approach. If you're able to resist the many cute toys, accessories and decorations available today, you'll reap the rewards of a long-lasting nursery that's comfortable, practical and beautiful. Prioritize the 10 essentials below to build a foundation for a modern sanctuary for your little one.
This school year will be even more incredible than the last with the help of the Incredibles 2 gang. From backpacks to lunch time all of your back to school essentials are covered.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
Between the swollen ankles and that growing belly, pregnancy is no joke! Don't limit yourself to restricting pants and try these comfy maternity leggings instead.
Subscription boxes are the perfect gift for the fun-loving kiddos in your life. With options including everything from science to cooking, kids will love receiving their very own monthly packages filled with fun activities and toys. Don't know which subscription to choose? Read on to discover 12 of our favorites.
Send your kids off to class in style this fall with the trendiest back-to-school clothes from Zappos. From Mamma Mia-inspired bell-sleeves to World Cup-approved casual wear, these latest looks will have them dressing to impress all year long.
Mastering the art of diapering requires proper instruction, and the right diaper changing accessories. Managing the mess can be downright icky at times, but having the correct sized diaper as well as baby wipes that suit your baby's skin needs, makes all the difference. Be prepared for any and all potential diapering dilemmas—there are sure to be a few—by learning more about your diapering options.
Fine-tune yourartistic skills as you learn to draw30 popular musical instruments. With a little practice, you will find yourself s...killfully sketching an orchestra of illustrations, including a piano, guitar, flute, violin, drums, maracas, harmonica, tuba, read more
The early nineteenth century in the United States was a study of contrasts. On the one hand, the Jazz Age brought cultural liberat...ion, vivacity, and reckless consumption; on the other, the Great Depression brought poverty and desperation to millions. Explore these periods in American history through the eyes of the people who lived them. read more
Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, the notorious Bonnie and Clyde, ruled the front of newspapers and the public's imagination in the ...1930s. While most of the nation suffered under the Great Depression, the duo and their gang pulled off a string of robberies, leaving many dead in their daring escapes. Readers will learn why these two famous figures have been romanticized by so many, even today, and follow Texas Ranger Frank Hamer as his posse tracks down and ambushes the outlaws. Primary sources, historical photographs, and revealing quotations shed more light on the dramatic true story. read more
Describes the life and times of legendary outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, relating accounts of their crimes with the Barro...w gang, the hunt for them leading to their deaths, and their legacy. read more
Discusses the events of the Great Depression, from its roots in the economic boom of the 1920s to its conclusion during World War ...II. read more
Hardcover, Facts on File, 2005, ISBN13 9780816057092, ISBN10 0816057095
Hardcover, Crabtree Publishing Company, 2013, ISBN13 9780778711735, ISBN10 0778711730
Provides information on the history and effects that the Great Depression had on the United States people and the economy. Also ex...plains President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "New Deal." read more
BLACK TUESDAY AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION
John Steinbeck and the Great Depression
Each paperback in this series features a trio of fictional stories highlighting a moment in American history. Troubled Times conta...ins three stories focusing on the Great Depression. In The Lucky Star a girl helps her sister and other children learn to read when their school is closed. Rudy Rides the Rails features a boy living the hobo life. In Junk Man's Daughter, a family struggles after moving to the United States. read more
Introduces the Great Depression, including its causes, how it affected the people of the United States, and what governmental meas...ures were taken to try to alleviate the economic crisis. read more
Hardcover, Gale / Cengage Learning, 2002, ISBN13 9780787665326, ISBN10 0787665320
Follows the history of the United States from the Great Depression through World War II. This book, which follows a student resear...cher investigating primary sources, will be an excellent selection for readers who want to know more about this challenging p read more
Franklin Delano Roosevelt the longest serving president in U.S. history successfully guided Americans through two of the worst cri...ses ever. He succeeded where others had failed in pulling the country back from the brink of collapse during the Great Depression. He lifted Americans spirits and turned them away from fear and defeatism. Then came the horrors and devastation of World War II. The brilliant and courageous Roosevelt proved to be an outstanding commander in chief, leading the world to victory over the powers of evil. read more
Franklin Delano Roosevelt-the longest serving president in U.S. history-successfully guided Americans through two of the worst cri...ses ever. He succeeded where others had failed in pulling the country back from the brink of collapse during the Great Depression. He lifted Americans' spirits and turned them away from fear and defeatism. Then came the horrors and devastation of World War II. The brilliant and courageous Roosevelt proved to be an outstanding commander in chief, leading the world to victory over the powers of evil. read more
Looks at the events of the Great Depression in the United States from the perspectives of a government worker, a Civilian Conserva...tion Corps worker, and a young daughter of an unemployed banker. read more
The Great Depression in United States History
THE GREAT DEPRESSION IN UNITED STATES HISTORY - FREMON, DAVID K.
A father's stories about life as a pirate fuel the imagination of his young son, but when his father fails to return home, the boy... sets out to find him and learns of a secret beyond anything he could have imagined. read more
The Great Depression and the New Deal: America's Economy in Crisis