Social Studies / Chapter 8

  1. How did Henry Ford make the production of cars faster and cheaper?
    He made it faster by using a moving assembly line.
  2. Did steamboats help Florida growth in the late 1800s and early 1900s?
    Steamboats did not help Florida's cities and towns grow in the late 1800s and 1900s.
  3. Why was World War I different than other wars?
    It was different from earlier wars because new and more powerful weapons were used.
  4. When did WWI end?
    World War I ended in 1918 when Germany signed an armistice.
  5. Why was the 19th Amendment inportant to the Constitution?
    The 19th Amendment to the Constitution was important because it gave all women in the U.S. the right to vote.
  6. Who was Ruth Bryan Owen?
    She was the first woman from Florida elected to Congress.
  7. What happened when the stock market crashed?
    As a result of the stock market crash, many people lost jobs, savings, and farms.
  8. What was the goal of the Works Progress Administration?
    The goal was to put people to work.
  9. When did the U.S. enter World War II?
    The U.S. entered WWII the day after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.
  10. Did more women elected to government offices help women in Florida during World War II?
    No, it was not a way in which women in Florida helped during World War II.
  11. What is technology?
    It is a way in which people use new ideas to make tools or machines.
  12. What is a supply?
    It is an amount of a product or service.
  13. What is a ration?
    It allows people to buy only a limited amount of certain goods.
  14. What is a armistice?
    It is a peace agreement.
  15. What does ratify mean?
    It means to approve.
  16. What is unemployment?
    It is the number of workers without jobs.
  17. What does recycle mean?
    It means to use again.
  18. What is migration?
    It is a movement of people from place to place.
  19. What does prejudice mean?
    It is a feeling of hate or dislike for members of a certain group.
  20. What does demand mean?
    It is a desire for a product or service.
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Social Studies / Chapter 8
Social Studies / Chapter 8