The History of the Tobacco Industry Video


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Which of the following is FALSE?

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1. Which of the following happened in Virginia in 1612?

2. Some of the earliest official warnings against the use of tobacco came from what group in 1944?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Dating back to the Native Americans before European colonization, people have smoked tobacco. In this quiz and worksheet combination, you will be tested on the history of the tobacco industry, from its origins to its legal issues.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • The Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act
  • Events in Virginia in 1612
  • First official warnings regarding smoking and health
  • Additions to cigarette packs in 1965

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to utilize numerous study skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the history of the tobacco industry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what was banned by the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify false information provided in a list of tobacco industry facts and history

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject by studying the associated lesson titled The History of the Tobacco Industry. This lesson will answer the following questions:

  • What is tobacco?
  • How did Native Americans use this plant?
  • What was Jean Nicot's role in the popularization of tobacco in Europe?
  • Why is Jamestown, Virginia important in the history of the tobacco industry?
  • What was the medical consensus of tobacco until the 20th century?
  • What is the history of tobacco and health concerns?
  • How has scientific research shaped the view of tobacco in regards to health?