American History Chapter 12 Lesson 3

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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  • 1. 
    What new event began to destroy the Great Plains region of the United States during the 1930's, the same time as the Great Depression?
  • 2. 
    Which of the following states was probably least likely to be affected by the dust, dryness, and heat of the Dust Bowl?
    • A. 

      Kansas

    • B. 

      Oklahoma

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Colorado

    • E. 

      Minnesota

  • 3. 
    According to the textbook, to what state did many farmers from the Great Plains take their families to head to?
  • 4. 
    Approximately how many Americans were out of jobs at the time of the Great Depression and Dust Bowl (1936)?
    • A. 

      9 million

    • B. 

      3 million

    • C. 

      1 million

    • D. 

      7.5 million

  • 5. 
    What historic highway lead many farmers from Texas or New Mexico to the west and California?
  • 6. 
    What type of plan or strategy was created in an attempt to help feed hungry Americans across the country?
  • 7. 
    Which of the following was not a result of the Great Depression on family life?
    • A. 

      Families were homeless

    • B. 

      Children were running away from home

    • C. 

      Unemployment rate raised

    • D. 

      Government set a number on how many children could be raised

  • 8. 
    During the Dust Bowl and Great Depression women often had to take jobs typically performed by men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Who acted as the president for President Roosevelt during his disability?
  • 10. 
    Which group of people saw daily life improve the most?
    • A. 

      African Americans

    • B. 

      Native Americans

    • C. 

      Mexican Americans

    • D. 

      Polish Americans

  • 11. 
    What do the letters AFL stand for as it relates to unions?
  • 12. 
    What do the letters CIO stand for as it relates to unions?
  • 13. 
    What term is used to describe actions or tactics workers would take when they were not happy with their place of employment?
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