BOOK EXCERPT | A New Deal for South Dakota: Drought, Depression, and Relief, 1920-1941

BOOK EXCERPT | A New Deal for South Dakota: Drought, Depression, and Relief, 1920-1941

This excerpt focuses on the political, economic and natural environment in South Dakota from the end of World War I to the onset of the Great Depression. In those years, South Dakotans faced economic and environmental disaster. To survive, many turned to the New Deal programs of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Lee is professor emeritus of history at the University of South Dakota and specializes in the political history of the Northern Great Plains.

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