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Unit 10 Age of Oil

What is NOT characteristic of Texas during the Age of Oil? Cattle drives
What best describes a "boom and bust" cycle? A period of great profits followed by a downward trend in an industry
Be able to put the following events in chronological order (order in which it happened): 1. Women's Suffrage Amendment 2. Hurricane Devastates Galveston 3. Prohibition Ends 4. World War I Begins 2. Hurricane Devastates Galveston 4. World War I Begins 1. Women's Suffrage Amendment 3. Prohibition Ends
Which goal was the mission of the Texas Equal Suffrage Association? right to vote for women
What are the views of progressives? Progressives are about reforming societal and/or workplace conditions.
How did the initial growth of the oil industry during this era impact Texas state government? The Texas Railroad Commission was established to regulate and control oil prices.
The growth of the OIL industry led to everything except... the decline in the production of automobiles.
Who were strong supporters of Populism in Texas during the 1890s? rural citizens who had not benefited from new industry
Most geographic areas of Texas have _______ and _____ deposits oil, gas
What area did the smallest percentage of growth take place in Texas between 1900-1930? north
How did World War I change the lives of women in Texas? Many women entered the workforce.
Which goal was the original mission of the League of United Latin American Citizens? support the rights of Spanish-speaking people
Which innovation contributed least to the expansion of the PETROLEUM industry in Texas during the 20th century? Coal mining
How did the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 alter the economic development of Texas? Major industries in Galveston moved inland to Houston.
Which industry contributed least to the trend of urbanization in Texas during the early 20th century? telecommunications
How did rapid industrial expansion change the distribution of population within Texas during the early 20th century? The population of cities expanded rapidly.
I was the first native-born Texan to be elected governor of Texas and helped to start the Texas Railroad Commission. My supporters for governor were farmers, ranchers, and small merchants, but no large companies. Who am I? James Hogg
The farmers' movement was made up of the Texas Farmers Union, Farmers' Alliance, and the _______. Grange
What statement would be a viewpoint of an oil company in East Texas in 1925? "There is a huge demand for oil to power the new automobiles. And there are plentiful automobiles to transport our product. We will be rich!"
The county commissioners' court of all counties, and the municipal authorities of all cities, bordering on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, shall have the power to construct or repair any sea wall...The purpose of the 1903 construction project is to... protect from flooding by hurricanes.
Which industry was most affected by the contributions of Howard Hughes, Sr.? petroleum
How did urbanization affect the types of jobs and occupations available in Texas? It led to a growth of service industry jobs.
________ discovery of oil occurred in 1901. It was the site of first significant oil well in Texas. Other oil was discovered in the early 20th century in ______ ________. Spindletop; East Texas
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