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The arrival in Texas of ammunition plants and military facilities was the direct result of
a) The New Deal
b) The Dust Bowl
c) International conflict
d) Economic Depression

Which Texan served in the House of Representatives as well as Vice President to Roosevelt?
a) Sam Rayburn
b) Lyndon B. Johnson
c) John Nance Garner
d) Dwight D. Eisenhower

Which of the following is true of the Dust Bowl?
a) Dust storms caused the fishing industry to fail
b) The Dust Bowl affected large parts of California
c) Farmers rushed to the Nebraska to take part in the Dust Bowl
d) The Dust Bowl affected large parts of Texas

As a result of the dust storms...
a) Temperatures within the Dust Bowl declined
b) States outside of the Dust bowl were affected
c) States along the Pacific received storm damage
d) Much of the land in and around the Dust Bowl is a desert today

What happened to cotton production in Texas during the 1930's and 1940's
a) Cotton farms moved closer to cities
b) Farmers increased prices for cotton
c) Fewer acres were planted for cotton
d) Cotton production per acre increased

The Great Depression in Texas was especially damaging to the agricultural sector because of...
a) Severe drought
b) New Deal programs
c) The introduction of rationing
d) A bust in the cotton industry

Which event happened first?
a) New Deal
b) Dust Bowl
d) Great Depression

How did supply and demand affect the economy of Texas during the 1930's
a) Overproduction led to price decreases
b) Underproduction led to price increases
c) Increased demand for products led to a loss of jobs
d) Supply of products decreased, causing higher prices

Which Texan became a famous movie star after serving as a highly decorated soldier in WWII?
a) Dwight Eisenhower
b) John Nance Garner
c) Audie Murphy
d) Chester W. Nimitz

How did Texas economically benefit from U.S. involvement in WWII?
a) Texans became wealthy serving as soldiers in the war
b) Rationing consumer goods stimulated the growth of business
c) Locating internment camps in Texas brought consumers to the region
d) Natural resources in Texas were needed to supply the war effort

How did new programs change the lives of Texans during the Great Depression?
a) Gas rationing helped reduce traffic in busy cities
b) Cotton prices were fixed to keep farmers on the land
c) Thousands found employment building roads and bridges
d) Additional government funding was provided to oil companies

Why were many military bases built in Texas during WWII?
a) Several military generals were from Texas
b) Construction of the bases was cheaper in Texas
c) Texas had a moderate climate and large expanses of land
d) Texas military bases could contribute to the protection of the Panama Canal

How did the Dust Bowl impact Texas society?
a) Children moved from factory work to field work
b) Some North Texas farmers moved west to California
c) Minority groups gained legal protections for equal pay
d) Women began working in the fields in much greater numbers

Texas acted to manage problems arising from the Dust Bowl in the 1930's by...
a) Building windmills to power water pumps
b) Halting cattle drives through the Panhandle
c) Moving Major agricultural production out of the Panhandle
d) Planting new trees and vegetation to prevent erosion

How did the Dust Bowl affect economic development in Texas
a) Many farms were lost to banks
b) The demand for Texas crops declined
c) Employment in major cities increased
d) Oil production declined in West Texas

How did the overproduction of oil, gas, and agricultural products impact the Texas economy during the Great Depression?
a) Prices declined and economic growth slowed
b) Increased production resulted in record profits
c) New workers were hired to meet production demands
d) Export markets expanded to send these products overseas

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