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Chapter 2 timeline
Olivia Selene Moon
3 months ago
The Morrill Act of 1862
The Second Morrill Act
The First Domestic Science Car
The Smith-Lever Act
7.6% of Women 18-21 Yrs old enrolled in higher Education
Establishment of The Bureau of Home Economics
Capper Ketcham Act
Rapid Growth in education of "Women's Work"
Expanded Food & Nutrition Program
Lowered price of vegetables needed by the U.S War Department to feed troops, thus saving money to use elsewhere.
Renewed public interest in environmental issues provides opportunity for behavioral change.
Creation of online Masters Degree Program by the Great Planes Interactive Distance Education Alliance
Texas Master Clothing volunteers, both women and men provided nearly 52K hours, worth an estimated $675,350.
Increase in number of children being raised by grandparents
World War I, # of extension agents tripled
The Great Depression Stretched Cooperative Extension Services
Major Changes Occurred in U.S Culture. Family composition and roles, residential patterns, and public awareness of previously hidden family matters such as domestic violence, teen pregnancy, and poverty.
51% of population occurred in southern states
Viscal crisis began and eroded resources
1/2 the Country's population increases and 46 of the 3,143 counties in parishes.
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