Chapter 26.1 – transition in peace

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Chapter 26.1 – transition in peace

  1. 1. Chapter 26 – BOOM AND BUST Section 1 - The Transition to Peace
  2. 2. DEMOBILIZATION and LABOR UNREST• Demobilization – moving from a wartime to a peacetime economy• Soldiers needed jobs, often displacing females and African Americans
  3. 3. DEMOBILIZATION and LABOR UNREST• Created an economic boom as farms and factories increased production• Led many Texans to move to cities for high-paying jobs
  4. 4. STEPS TAKEN TO PROTECT CIVIL RIGHTS OF TEXANS FOLLOWING THE WAR• African Americans opened the first Texas chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in El Paso in 1915• Mexican Americans organized the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) in Corpus Christi in 1929
  5. 5. CONTROVERSY OVER “MA” FERGUSON• Accusations that she and her husband sold pardons• Other accusations that she awarded highway contracts to friends “Ma” Ferguson

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