Work Patterns & Economic Activities in Texas

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The economic sector that employs the most Texans today is:

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1. Why did cotton emerge as the leading agricultural crop in Texas?

2. The Texas oil boom in the early 20th century was caused by the discovery of large oil deposits and:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, see how familiar you are with work patterns and economic activities in Texas. The reason that cotton emerged as the leading agricultural crop in this state and the economic sector that employs most Texans today are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to assess your understanding of:

  • Why cattle ranching has declined as a major employer in Texas
  • Cause of the Texas oil boom in the early 20th century
  • The reason cotton became the leading agricultural crop in this state
  • Economic sector that employs most Texans today

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - retrieve the details you picked up about the industry that has the largest potential for development in Texas
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why cattle ranching in Texas has declined as a major employer and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on work patterns and economic activities in Texas

Additional Learning

The lesson that we've titled Work Patterns & Economic Activities in Texas provides additional details about the following:

  • Industries that Texas is synonymous with
  • Why cattle ranching used to be popular in Texas
  • The history of oil rigging in this state
  • Texas's economic future
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