Unit 1 Exam Review

Unit 1 Exam Review - Unit 1 Exam Review Social/Economic Milieu 1 What was the general nature of the early Anglo colonies in Texas-Early settlement

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Unit 1 Exam Review Social/Economic Milieu 1. What was the general nature of the early Anglo colonies in Texas?  -Early settlement in 1815-1836, migration from South after Civil War, migration from mid- west to north-east during era from Depression to mid-1960’s. -Anglos dominated politics and government in Texas since its independence in 1836. What factors led to the revolution? What role did the geography of the state play in the development of the state? How did the size of Texas impact the politics of the state in the early 20 th  Century? 2. Assess the general adequacy of water supplies.  Identify current and future problems by area. 3. Review the basic economic history of the state. Cotton:   1820-1860’s Cattle Kingdom:  1865-1901 Oil:  1901-1920’s Petrochemical processing:  1920-1980’s High-Tech:  1980’s to Present 4. What are the primary economic activities of the state (Agriculture, Mining,  Manufacturing) and the future of each? Agriculture:  ranks second among states in production, 66% livestock Mining: number 1 in oil and gas production, production declining though due to price  competition from foreign sources
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5. General population data of state including growth/racial and ethnic  distribution/urbanization and suburbanization/major population centers. Major population Centers: Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, San Antonio, 
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course POLS 207 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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Unit 1 Exam Review - Unit 1 Exam Review Social/Economic Milieu 1 What was the general nature of the early Anglo colonies in Texas-Early settlement

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