Modern Texas

By Tess Miller, 7th grade, Period 3

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. Archduke Ferdinand, of Austria-Hungary, was assassinated (by a person that I can't pronounce so I can't cant put it in here) on June 28, 1914.

3 specific questions

How many deaths?

17 million deaths

~The Great Depression~

Herbert Hoover

He was the best president in the time that the Great Depression. The people that were poor enough moved to "Hoovertowns" which were blamed for Hoover because it says he created them. People lived in cardboard homes while they were there

How the great depression begin?

Our Depression began with the crash of the market on "BlackThursday", October 24, 1929 when 16 million shares of stock were quickly sold by panicking investors who had lost faith in the American economy.

4 questions from Great Depression!

  • How did FDR, (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) pull the country out of depression? (This info is in chapter 23-2). reform laws, relief programs, work relief programs, and agricaulteral

  • What caused the Dust Bowl and how did it affect farmers in Texas?it was very fast winds of dust and it would rip crops out of the ground.

  • Which New Deal programs were important to Texas. (This info is in Chapter 23-2).Roosevelt promised Texas out of the great depression

  • How were tenant farmers and miners affected by the Great Depression?they lost jobs

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World War Two

2 key people on the war

Roosevelt lead through the great depression and yeah, he did a good job with WW2 as well


Axis powers and Allies

3 questions

  • How did Texas contribute to the nation’s military effort in fighting World War II? During the war, more than 1,500,000 military personnel came to Texas for training.

  • How did life changed for Texans on the home front during World War II? On the home front during World War II Texans sacrificed whatever was necessary

  • How did WWII end?When did World War II end? World War II ended in 1945. World War 2 ended with the unconditional surrender of the Axis powers.

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