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Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp Test | Final Test - Hard

Jerry Stanley
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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much money did the Weedpatch School gain from community taxes?



2. Mr. Hart determined that Okie children were essentially what?



3. On the first day of work on the Weedpatch School, the kids built what?



4. What organs had Leo Hart lost to his disease after his military service?



5. What were the federal buildings renovated into for the Weedpatch School?



Essay Topics

Describe the prejudice and segregation faced by the Okies in California. What was the reaction of the local communities to the influx of Okies in the region? Why?

Describe the economic impact of the Dust Bowl on America. How was agriculture affected by the loss of farmland in the Midwest? How did farmers survive?

Discuss the theme of prejudice and how it affected the mentality of the Okie people. What other groups have been oppressed in the United States? What impact did each occurrence have on the greater population?

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