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  1. Great Plains
  2. Homestead Act
  3. Sitting Bull
  4. black codes
  5. Sand Creek Massacre
  1. a 1864 attack in which as many as 200 Cheyenne were killed by the Colorado militia
  2. b 1862 law that offered 160 acres free to anyone who agreed to live on and improve the land for five years
  3. c laws passed by Southern states that limited the freedom of formerly enslaved people
  4. d the area from the Missouri River to the Rocky Mountains
  5. e Sioux chief who led the attack on Custer at the battle of Little Bighorn

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. time based on calculations of the sun's passage across the sky
  2. 1876 battle in which Sioux and Cheyenne killed an entire force of U.S. troops
  3. the time zones devised by railroad companies
  4. a policy under which the government backs every dollar with a certain amount of gold
  5. name for African Americans who settled on the Great Plains

5 True/False Questions

  1. vaqueroEnglish-speaking settler in the Southwest


  2. GrangeEnglish-speaking settler in the Southwest


  3. vigilanteorganization formed in 1867 to meet the social needs of farm families


  4. transcontinental railroadparts of the West that were occupied mainly by Native Americans, rather than settlers


  5. MexicanoSpanish-speaking person in the Southwest whose ancestor had come from Mexico


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