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Who stood up against monopolies?

James S. Hogg

Describe the Progressive Movement

People trying to change and improve society

What ended WWII?

U.S. drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

What were the 3 causes of the Dust Bowl?

1. Over plowing, over grazing


2. Severe drought


3. High Winds

Who was the most decorated soldier?

Audie Murphy

What ended the Great Depression?

WWII

What problems did African American soldiers face during war?

Discrimination and prejudice

What was the cause of the U.S. joining WWII?

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

During WWI and WWII, which immigrant group became the target of hatred and discrimination?

German

What caused the Great Depression?

Stock Market Crash

What was the name of Roosevelt's plan to reverse effects of the Great Depression?

The New Deal Plan

What were some of efforts on the home front during war time?

buy bonds, ration food, donate to red cross, grow crops "victory gardens"

During wartime, who took over all the factory jobs?

Women

The main goal of Womens suffrage was __________

To get their right to vote

What were the 2 causes of the U.S. joining WWI?

1. Zimmerman Telegram


2. German submarine sinks ship carrying American passengers

What impact did Spindletop have on the economy?

1. Created more job opportunity


2. Texas went from being primarily agricultural to industrial