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Balskus US History unit 5 terms Test

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  1. The Long Drive
  2. SALOON
  3. Crazy Horse
  4. Subtreasury Plan
  5. Stalwart
  1. a A chief of the Sioux who resisted the invasion of the Black Hills and joined Sitting Bull in the defeat of General Custer at Little Bighorn
  2. b a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
  3. c devised by alliance leader Charles Macune by which farmers could store their nonperishable commodities in government warehouses, receive low interest loans using the crops as collateral
  4. d a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)
  5. e A giant trek in which cowboys herded longhorn cattle from Texas towards northern railroads in order to be traded

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. destroyed by U.S. army. only 500,000 exist today and 7,000 of them are purebread. used by indians for many things.
  2. in the 1880s many wheat farmers moved from Minnesota and other midwest states to the Great Plains to take advantage of the inexpensive land
  3. Originally a social organization between farmers, it developed into a political movement for government ownership of railroads
  4. a mostly flat and grassy region of western north america
  5. Native American Tribe that will flee capture from U.S. Troops, who almost make it to Canada.

5 True/False Questions

  1. open rangeAmerican pioneer in oil industry; became first to drill for petroleum

          

  2. GraftThe illegal use of political influence for personal gain

          

  3. Alexander Graham BellUnited States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922)

          

  4. WILLIAM SUMNERin the 1880s many wheat farmers moved from Minnesota and other midwest states to the Great Plains to take advantage of the inexpensive land

          

  5. Plessy v. FergusonAmerican writer who lived in England. Wrote numerous novels around the theme of the conflict between American innocence and European sophistication/corruption, with an emphasis on the psychological motivations of the characters. Famous for his novel Washington Square and his short story "The Turn of the Screw."

          

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