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  1. What was the Ghost Dance?
  2. What were some of the ways the Native Americans used the buffalo?
  3. What is a reservation? Why did the Native Americans get forced to live on them?
  4. What were some of the hard times the cowhands faced?
  5. What were some of the dangers of mining?
  1. a The Ghost Dance was a special dance that was danced to help the Plains Native Americans live peacefully and joyously.
  2. b The Native Americans used the buffalo for food, clothing, shelter and tools.
  3. c 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.
  4. d Cowhands faced long hours of work.
    They had poor sleeping quarters and low pay.
    They worked through dust storms, blazing heat, and icy blizzards.
  5. e Some of the dangers of mining were poison gases, cave-ins, and accidents.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. - 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.
  2. Boom Towns were prospector camps that grew into towns almost overnight. Businesses were set up in order to provide necessary items such as food, clothing, and tools for the miners.
  3. Colonel George Custer
  4. The flat, grassy land in Texas was a perfect feeding area for raising cattle.
  5. Two of the major problems faced by the farmers were extreme weather and insects.

5 True/False questions

  1. What is a tradition?A tradition is the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs from one generation to another.

          

  2. What was the transcontinental railroad? What two railroad companies joined together?Colonel George Custer

          

  3. What were some of the problems in Boom Towns?Two of the major problems faced by the farmers were extreme weather and insects.

          

  4. What did Sarah Winnemucca do for the Native Americans?Some of the dangers of mining were poison gases, cave-ins, and accidents.

          

  5. What did the Homestead Act try to get people to do?The Homestead Act encouraged people to move and settle in the West.

          

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