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texas history - unit four review
answers from review and kahoot (grade seven)
Terms in this set (27)
a business cycle of highs and lows
farm related business such as crops and livestock
a risk taking business person
equipment, factories, or money used to produce goods or services
the wealth and resources of a nation and how they are managed
type of economy in the U.S. and Texas where individuals have the right to own businesses and make money with little government interference
free enterprise/market economy
name 2 businesses that are still strong in Texas today
cotton + oil
the demand for cattle increased in this part of the U.S.
cattle, ways of ranching and equipment were brought to north america by this group
increasing the variety of products
chemicals or products made from petroleum such as rubber, synthetic fibers, plastics and cosmetics
the type of city government galveston changed to after the storm of 1900
a reform movement in the early 20th century that sought to correct social and political problems
discovery of oil here led to an economic boom in Texas that created many jobs
agreement between mexico, the united states, and canada in the 1990's removing many trade barriers that existed
an increase in movement from rural regions to urban regions is known as....
money made in business
the production and distribution of oil and natural gas
occurred in the texas panhandle in the 1930's
who is responsible for maintaining order and rebuilding the area after a disaster?
local city government
the most destructive natural disaster in united states history occurred in what texas town AND what was the date
disaster: galveston hurricane
date: september 18, 1900
the most destructive industrial disaster in united states history occurred in what texas town AND what was the date AND what was the cause?
disaster: texas city disaster
town: texas city
date: april 16, 1947
cause: an explosion on the ship during the loading of fertilizer
what created an unsafe situation that led to the 1947 texas city explosion?
the drive to produce more oil chemicals
what kind of city government elects commissioners to operate the government?
the rise of cattle drives and cattle ranching was a direct result of the...
northern demands for beef
what does NAFTA stand for?
north american free trade agreement
what did the spanish introduce to america?
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