What does the word "Oklahoma" mean?
land of the red people
What language was the word "Oklahoma" derived from?
Oklahoma has the ___ largest Native American population in the United States.
How many tribes were originally moved to Oklahoma when it was still a reservation?
How many counties does Oklahoma have?
Current governor of Oklahoma
Current lieutenant governor of Oklahoma
Congressional representative for Oklahoma (District 1)
Current Senators for Oklahoma
Jim Inhofe, Tom Coburn
Highest point in Oklahoma
Black Mesa (4973 ft above sea level)
Lowest point in Oklahoma
Idabel (287 ft above sea level)
True or False: Oklahoma has more man-made lakes than any other state
What are the four major mountain ranges in Oklahoma?
Ouachitas, Arbuckles, Wichitas, Kiamichis
How many states is Oklahoma bordered by?
What are the states that Oklahoma is bordered by?
Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado
What date did Oklahoma become a state?
November 16, 1907
What number in the Union was Oklahoma?
What were the 5 Civilized Tribes?
Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole
What were people that rushed into Oklahoma before the Land Runs officially started called?
What were people that wanted the rich lands previously open only to Indian settlement open to white people for settlement and farming called?
In the early 1900s, what did Oklahoma's main influx of money come from?
True or False: Tulsa was once called the "oil capital of the world."
Oklahoma was acquired as a territory to the U.S. in what diplomatic exchange and under what president?
Louisiana Purchase; Jefferson
What was the name of the the explorer who first discovered the land that would become Oklahoma?
True or False: Coronado did not bring with him any slaves.
False (he brought a slave with him to explore Oklahoma)
How were the Cherokees relocated to Indian Territory (what would become Oklahoma)?
Via the Trail of Tears
What did the Indians call black soldiers that fought during the Civil War? Why?
Buffalo Soldiers, because their hair and skin reminded them of the buffalo
What is Oklahoma's current capital?
Who was the "singing cowboy"?
What were "Freedmen"?
freed slaves that were originally owned by the Native Americans
What was the name of the battle where blacks fought alongside whites for the first time in the Civil War?
the Battle of Honey Springs
What was the date of the Battle of Honey Springs?
July 17, 1863