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California history during the 1930's.

1) Through the middle of the 20th century, what was California's largest industry?

2) What is "horizontal integration"?

3) The California Packing Corporation (CalPac) was an example of what sort of agricultural organization?

4) What was "farm fascism"?

5) During the 1930s, who formed the bulk of California's migratory farm labor force?

6) What was the bracero program? When did it begin?

7) Why did most of California's large grape growers agree to contracts with the UFW?

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1) Through the middle of the 20th century, what was California's largest industry?
Agriculture was California's largest industry throughout the 20th century.

2) What is "horizontal integration"?
Horizontal integration is the process of merging numerous smaller farms into fewer much larger farms.

3) The California Packing Corporation (CalPac) was an example of what sort of agricultural organization?
CalPac was an example of vertical integration merging many aspects of the canning production into one organization. Through vertical integration CalPac was able to control all or nearly all ...

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This solution focuses on California history during the 1930's. The agricultural industry, dust bowl and migratory farming issues are all examined. Over 350 words of original text along with the original document on which the study guide is based.

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