Texas Oil Project
By: Femi Sakiri, Micheal Scott, Greg
3 economic/ social effects In the world.
Social: The population in Spindle Top started to increase when the oil boom. The population was 115, in 4 years after oil was discovered in 1920 it increased to 800.
This was because oil was in high demand and was cheap.
Economic: Texas was the leading industry for US in 22% of the oil came from Texas. The oil industry provided 1.8 million jobs for people. This was economic because it provided many jobs for people in Texas which was the leading industry.
over view of history of spindltop
In the Town of Beaumont, Texas
This shows all the people in the town of Beaumont for the drilling of oil.
Drilling in town of Beaumont
This shows all the drilling that is going on in other peoples neighborhood or in backyard.
Drilling so close together
In this picture, it shows how close people would drill for oil.