Modern Texas

Jade Mikalauskas

Author Zimmermann

He was the German Foreign minister that sent a coded telegram to the Mexican's

President Wilson

He is the president of the U.S and asked congress to declare war on Germany.

Question 1- What caused the U.S. to enter WWI?

The boat bombings and the letter to Mexico about Texas.

Question 2- How did Texas play an important role during the war?

Texas was an important location because recruits trained at camps in Texas and the railroad network in Texas helped move men and equipment quickly. There was many military bases/units in Texas.Many African Americans from Texas joined to fight.Also many Mexicans wanted to fight in the war from Texas. Colonel Edward M. was one of President Wilson's most trusty advisers.

Question 3- How did WWI end?

Germany had formally surrendered on November 11, 1918, and all nations had agreed to stop fighting with a treaty of peace.

The Great Deppression

Herbert Hoover’s involvement in the Great Depression

Herbert Hoover was the president during the Great Depression and was blamed for the stock market crash.

Question 1- How did FDR, (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) pull the country out of depression?

He promised to make the federal government more active and created The New Deal. The New Deal aimed to fix the problems that the Great Depression caused. It relieved the poor, jobs for the unemployed, recovery for the economy, and economic reforms to prevent another depression.

Question 2- What caused the Dust Bowl and how did it affect farmers in Texas?

The economic depression extended the drought and unusually high temperatures helped cause the Dust Bowl with it hard to plant for the farmers. There was also poor agricultural practices and wind erosion all contributes to creating Dust Bowl. Farmers in Texas were affected because the Dust Bowl was in parts of Texas

Question 3- Which New Deal programs were important to Texas.

One of the new deal programs was sponsored by Sam Rayburn that aimed at reforming how stocks were traded to prevent another stock market crash. Another new deal program was basically to fix the cities and create/help people get new jobs.

Question 4- How were tenant farmers and miners affected by the Great Depression?

the Great depression affected the farmers because they were not getting enough money by selling their food to the people. The Dust Bowl also affected the tenant farmers because there was dry land so nothing could grow. The miners lost their jobs during the Great Depression.



Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party. He was the Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, until he committed suicide.

Franklin D. Rosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was an American statesman and political leader who served as the President of the United States from 1933 to 1945.

How did Texas contribute to the nation’s military effort in fighting World War II?

Texans of all ethnic groups volunteered to fight. Others were drafted into the armed forces. Texas sent a greater share of its population into the service than any other state. By war’s end in 1945, some 750,000 Texans had served.

How did life changed for Texans on the home front during World War II?

Texan's and other states had to preserve food and grow more because the army had to get tons of food so thee soldiers would be healthy and strong. Texan's didn't get meat that often during the war because all the soldiers ate it. Food was rashioned and many loved ones had to fight

How did WWII end?

On May 8, 1945, the allies accepted Germany's surrender, and about a week later Hitler commits suicide. But the Japanese is not done! They decide to drop a bomb on Pearl Harbor which causes the U.S. to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Japanese finally decide to surrender, The ALLIES WIN!!!!!!

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