Normal Size Small Size show me how
3rd Grade-Chapter 11
Study for Social Studies Chapter 11 Test
|What event ended the Great Depression for good?
|World War II
|What event caused the U.S. to enter WWII?
|Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.
|How did WWII affect the textile and cotton industries?
|Cotton prices went up and mills worked around the clock.
|What does recycle mean?
|to reuse things
|How did SC's economy change after WWII?
|People went to work at big companies and military bases.
|What man was governor of SC, ran for US president and was the oldest US Senator in US History?
|J. Strom Thurmond
|What was the Savannah River Site?
|A nuclear plant
|How did cars change the way people lived?
|People lived in the suburbs and traveled farther to cities for work.
|What were people working for during the civil rights movement?
|Equal rights for all people
|What important decision did Judge Waring make?
|To allow black people to vote in primary elections
|What was the Briggs v. Elliott court case about?
|Black schools were supposed to be equal to white schools but the were not.
|What court case caused schools to be desegregated?
|Brown v. Topeka Board of Education
|What are civil rights?
|The basic rights of every citizen
|What famous black baseball player protested Jim Crow laws by trying to enter the white waiting room at the Greenville Airport?
|How did some people protest for civil rights?
|Marching to show their support, having sit-ins at lunch counters, and Going to white only places
|What did the Civil Rights Act say?
|Segregation in public places was illegal.
|What is SC's economy in the 21st century like?
|Farming is important but industries are more important.