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4th Nine Weeks
7th Grade
Texas History
Chapter 22
TX History
(T/F) Governor James Allred restored confidence in law enforcement by reorganizing the Texas Rangers
True
Ross Sterling and James V. Allred were....
governors of Texas
What was a controversy under the governorship of Miriam Ferguson?
the FIRING of TEXAS RANGERS
What was Sam Rayburn involved in (3 answers)?
1. creation of the Rural Electrification Act
2. creating of the Securities and Exchange Commision
3. Creation of the Federal Communications Commission
Why was Dallas choosen as the site for the Texas Centennial?
Dallas contributed almost $8 million to build facilities
What did the Works Progress Administration do?
created CONSTRUCTION JOBS
How did Universities pay professors?
They allowed them and their families to EAT in UNIVERSITY DINING HALLS
What was the percentage of African Americans that were unemployed during the Depression?
TWICE the rest of the population
Who founded the School Improvement League?
Eleuterio Escobar Jr. and Maria L. de Hernandez.
Who were the people that were small oil drillers in the East Texas Field called?
INDEPENDENTS
What was the oil called that was in violation of the Railroad Commission's orders?
"HOT OIL"
What is the name of the agency that gave funds directly to state and local governments to give to the unemployed?
FERA (Federal Emergency Relief Administration.)
What was the crop that farmers in the Dust Bowl region used to slow down erosion?
GRAIN sorghum
What memorial was erected on the battlefield to the east of Houston as part of the Texas Centennial?
The SAN JACINTO monument
U.S. President in 1929
Herbert Hoover
East Texas wildcatter
Columbus "Dad" Joiner
Head of the NYA in Texas
Lyndon Johnson
Louisiana governor who proposed "drop-a-crop"
Huey Long
Leader of the pecan shellers' strike
Emma Tenayuca Brooks
Artwork applied to a wall
mural
Refusal to work as protest against the employer
strike
Person who drills in territory not known to contain oil
wildcatter
Being excused from punishment
pardon
Federal program to combat the Depression
New Deal