Modern Texas Smore

WWI, The Great Depression, WWII


WW1 - Important People

Winston Churchhill- First lord of Admiralty and Resigned in 1915

Kaiser Wilhelm - The last german emperor who wanted Germany to be a world power by merging with other groups in Europe.

Countries at war.

The Allies included Britain, France, Russia, Italy and the United States.

Central Powers which included Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria.

Questions -

1.What caused the U.S. to enter WWI? Germany, determined to win its war of attrition against the Allies, announced the resumption of unrestricted warfare in war-zone waters

2.How did Texas play an important role during the war? There were 142 major military installations across the state

3.How did WWI end? Germany had formally surrendered on November 11, 1918, and all nations had agreed to stop fighting while the terms of peace were negotiated

The Great Depression

Herbert Hoover Involvment

Herbert tried as much as he could to stimulate and make new jobs for Americans in the Great Depression. Herbert also helped Franklin D. Rosevelt run the Great Depression.


How did FDR pull the country out of the Great Depression? The advent of WWII hostilities energized the economic capabilities of the US and led to a recovery.

Which New Deal programs were important to Texas? Fixed problems caused to the Great Depression.

How were tenant farmers and miners affected by the Great Depression? People had no money, and it was hard for people to buy what they make.



Adolf Hitler - Leader of the Nazis, and started the war.

Franklin D Rosevelt - President of the U.S that pulled the country out of the great depression

Countries at war.

On one side were the Axis Powers, including Germany, Italy and Japan. On the other side were the Allies. They included Britain, France, Australia,Canada, New Zealand, India, the Soviet Union, China and the United States of America.


  • How did Texas contribute to the nation’s military effort in fighting World War II? More than 1,500,000 people went to training camps from texas.

  • How did life changed for Texans on the home front during World War II? Many people's family members were risking their lives at war for their country.

  • How did WWII end? Adolf Hitler committed suicide, and Japan surrendered after the bomb hit the big city.