modern Texas

By: Kameron Blaylock

Key People

1. Alvin York

He took command and captured 132 German Soldiers


2. Frank Luke

The first airman to receive the medal of honor

Countries at war

The Allies included Britain, France, Russia, Italy and the United States. These countries fought against the Central Powers which included Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria.
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Questions about WWI

1. broke diplomatic relations with Germany


2. Texans saw service in the armed forces during the course of the war


3. Germany had formally surrendered on November 11, 1918, and all nations had agreed to stop fighting

Herbert Hoover

Hoover failed to recognize the severity of the situation
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4 questions

1. advent of WWII hostilities energized the economic capabilities of the US and led to a recovery


2. Dry farming techniques, severe weather, and intense machinery caused the Dust Bowl. One-third of the farmers left their homes


3. Agriculture Adjustment, Dalworthington, National Youth, Rural electrification, Civilian Conservation, Federal Music, Post Office, Work projects


4. Tenant farmers and sharecroppers felt the effect of farm failures

Key people in WWII

Adolf Hitler- dictatorial leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party


FDR- President of the United States

Countries in War

Germany, Italy, Japan


Allies were: United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Soviet Union, United Kingdom

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3 Questions

1. Texas had contributed a larger percentage of men to the armed forces than any other state.


2. Texans sacrificed whatever was necessary


3. World War 2 ended with the unconditional surrender of the Axis powers.