5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Why did the Dawes Act not work?
- What did the Dawes Act try to do?
- What was the Ghost Dance?
- What was the Grange?
- What were some of the ways the Native Americans used the buffalo?
- a The Native Americans used the buffalo for food, clothing, shelter and tools.
- b The Ghost Dance was a special dance that was danced to help the Plains Native Americans live peacefully and joyously.
- c The Grange was a group set up by the farmers to help them get to know each other as well as solve problems together.
- d The Dawes Act did not work because Native Americans wanted to keep their own traditions. Also, Native Americans did not want to become farmers.
- e The Dawes Act, created by reformers, tried to get the Native Americans more rights.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The Homestead Act encouraged people to move and settle in the West.
- The two railroad lines met at Promontory Point, in Utah.
- Sarah Winnemucca spoke out for the rights of the Native Americans.
- 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.
- Colonel George Custer
5 True/False Questions
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.
What were some of the problems faced by the farmers? → Two of the major problems faced by the farmers were extreme weather and insects.
What were some of the dangers of mining? → Since the towns grew quickly, there were no officers at first. There were thieves, outlaws and dishonest gamblers that broke the law.
What is a reservation? Why did the Native Americans get forced to live on them? → The Native Americans used the buffalo for food, clothing, shelter and tools.
What is a tradition? → The Grange was a group set up by the farmers to help them get to know each other as well as solve problems together.