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Some Texas State History homework i need help with. Please help with any answers you can. Thanks!

1.

Until 1954, all jurors in Texas were male.

True

False

2.

After Brown v. Board of Education all Texas schools immediately complied.

True

False

3.

Pollution in the Houston Ship Channel became so bad tests showed no oxygen in the water.

True

False

4.

In Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, the Supreme Court ruled that

racial segregation was legal.

racial segregation in schools was unconstitutional.

women could serve on juries.

all state senators must represent the same number of people.

5.

All of these rights were limited during the "red scare" EXCEPT

freedom of speech.

freedom from unlawful search and seizure.

freedom of the press.

freedom to assemble peaceably.

6.

Whose message of nonviolence and racial equality attracted a wide following?

Strom Thurmond.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

George Wallace.

John Connally.

7.

The Congress of Racial Equality organized all of the following EXCEPT

boycotts.

sit-ins

freedom rides.

bombings of college buildings.

8.

The law that protected the rights of all people to vote was the

Voting Rights Act.

Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Congress of Racial Equality.

Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

9.

A third-party candidate is one who is

a liberal.

a moderate.

both a Democrat and a Republican.

neither a Democrat nor a Republican.

10.

By 2000, the Republicans in Texas became identified with

oil producers.

oil consumers.

environmentalists.

urban dwellers.

11.

The three countries affected by NAFTA are the United States, Mexico, and

Russia.

Japan.

Saudi Arabia.

Canada.

12.

In 1984, the Texas legislature enacted all of these school reforms EXCEPT

increasing teacher salaries.

providing for merit pay.

increasing class sizes.

increasing state funding for poorer school districts.

13.

Texas folklore is important in telling about the state's

future.

greatest writers.

government.

history and culture.

14.

The first artists of Texas were prehistoric peoples who left

pictographs.

artifacts.

smudge pots.

reed brushes.

15.

Visitors to New Braunfels and Fredericksburg can learn about

Spanish culture.

German culture.

Mexican culture.

Swedish culture.

16.

The increase in population in Texas according to the 2000 census meant

Texas gained another senator.

Texas gained two members in the House of Representatives.

Texas qualified for more federal aid.

Texas gained another judge on the Supreme Court.

and now the hardest part/most hated part

20

What were positive and negative effects of expansion to the suburbs?

21.

What organizations were created as a result of the farm workers strike in 1966?

22.

Why are the economies of Texas and Mexico closely linked?

23.

In what ways is the Texas population similar to that of the U.S. as a whole? In what ways is it different?

24.

What are some important conclusions we can draw from examining the hundreds of celebrations held in Texas each year?

25.

What issues divided Texas Republicans after World War II?

Answer

1. T

2. F

3.

4. racial segregation in schools was unconstitutional.

5.

6. Dr. Martin Luther King jr.

7. bombings of college buildings

8. voting rights act

9. neither a democrat or a republican

10. oil producers

11. Canada

12. increasing class size

13. history and culture

14. artifacts

15. German culture

16. Texas gained two members in the House of Representatives

20. pros---cheaper housing, lower crime rates, and sense of community.

cons--destruction of the rural landscape, and increased traffic and pollution.

http://www.ehow.com/list_6118815_urban-s…

21. The NFWA(National Farmworkers Association) and AWOC(Agriculture Workers Organizing Committee) emerged to become the United Farmworkers Organizing Committee (UFWOC).

22.

23.

24.

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Wow, i hope you legitimately neede help cuz you sure got a bunch of answers off him/her.

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