World War 1, Great Depression, & World War 2
World War 1
Colonel Edward M. House
The Countries that fought in World War 1
World War 1 Time line
The three Questions
The united States entered the war because the Germans sunk the ship Lusitania that had a lot of Americans aboard. Another reason was because the German foreign minister, Arthur Zimmermann, Sent a coded telegram to Mexico's president Carranza.
2) How did Texas play an important role during the war?
Texans bought war bonds, liberty binds, and victory bonds. Americans and Texans also donated money to the Salvation army, Red Cross other groups the helped the war in Europe.
3) How did WW1 end?
The allies power won, that consisted of Britain, France, and the United States.
THE GREAT DEPRESSION
Herbert Hoover Blamed the international economic and questionable business for the Great Depression. He thought that the government shouldn't get involved and let the business take care of the problem.
Couldn't get Time line for Great depression on S'more so I put it in classroom
The Four Questions
FDR stabilized the economy and provided jobs.
2)What caused the Dust Bowl and how did it affect farmers in Texas?
A severe drought and not applying dryland farming methods cause the dust bowl
3)Which New Deal programs were important to Texas. (This info is in Chapter 23-2).
The Federal Emergency Administration gave money to local and state agencies to give to unemployed people fairly.
4)How were tenant farmers and miners affected by the Great Depression?
The farmer didn't have any crops do to the drought and the miners didn't have opportunities.
World War 2
Countries in World War 2
WW2 Timeline wouldn't work so it's attached to classroom
Three World War 2 questions
1) How did Texas contribute to the nation’s military effort in fighting World War II?
Women stepped in when they were needed. They helped put ammunition together and got everything that the men needed while at war.
2) How did life changed for Texans on the home front during World War II?
Women left to help the war cause
3)How did WWII end?
World War 2 ended when the Axis powers surrendered and a atom bomb was dropped of Hiroshima.