4 Written questions
3 Multiple choice questions
- Towns deserted as prospectors moved on to more promising sites or returned home.
- 1. Government controlled railroads. 2. Free silver. 3. Direct election of Senators. 4. 8 hour work day. 5. National income tax.
- Network of organizations that fought for farmers.
3 True/False questions
Sodbusters → Plains farmers.
Comstock Lode → 1859 - Prospectors found a rich lode of silver-bearing ore in Nevada.
Transcontinental Railroad → 1862 - 160 acres of land was given to any settler who worked the land for five years.