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5 Matching questions

  1. What is a tradition?
  2. What was the Ghost Dance?
  3. Where did the railroad lines meet?
  4. What was the transcontinental railroad? What two railroad companies joined together?
  5. What were some of the dangers of mining?
  1. a The transcontinental railroad was the railroad that went across the entire continent.
    The two railroads that were joined together were the Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad.
  2. b A tradition is the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs from one generation to another.
  3. c The Ghost Dance was a special dance that was danced to help the Plains Native Americans live peacefully and joyously.
  4. d The two railroad lines met at Promontory Point, in Utah.
  5. e Some of the dangers of mining were poison gases, cave-ins, and accidents.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Grange was a group set up by the farmers to help them get to know each other as well as solve problems together.
  2. - It gave men who were at least 21 years old 160 acres of land.
    - The men had to pay $10 dollars for the land.
    - They had to settle on the land for five years.
    - They had to build a home within six months and grow crops.
  3. The Dawes Act did not work because Native Americans wanted to keep their own traditions. Also, Native Americans did not want to become farmers.
  4. The Homestead Act encouraged people to move and settle in the West.
  5. Sarah Winnemucca spoke out for the rights of the Native Americans.

5 True/False questions

  1. What is a reservation? Why did the Native Americans get forced to live on them?A reservation is public land set aside by the government for the use of a particular group of people.
    Native Americans were forced to live on the reservations because the settlers moving in pushed them out of their land.

          

  2. What were Boom Towns? Why did they happen so quickly?Some of the dangers of mining were poison gases, cave-ins, and accidents.

          

  3. What were some of the hard times the cowhands faced?- It gave men who were at least 21 years old 160 acres of land.
    - The men had to pay $10 dollars for the land.
    - They had to settle on the land for five years.
    - They had to build a home within six months and grow crops.

          

  4. Who fought the Battle of Little Bighorn? Who won the battle?The Battle of Little Bighorn was fought between Native Americans (The Lakotas) and the United States Army. The Native Americans defeated Custer in this battle.

          

  5. What were some of the ways the Native Americans used the buffalo?Cowhands faced long hours of work.
    They had poor sleeping quarters and low pay.
    They worked through dust storms, blazing heat, and icy blizzards.

          

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