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Western Expansion p1
Terms in this set (20)
Where were the Great Plains?
missippi to the rocky mountains
Who were some Native Americans who lived on the plains?
Sioux and Cheyenne
How would you describe the plains indians?
had a rich and varied culture, organized religion, made fine crafts, poetry, and lived in villages
What was the main source of food?
How did horses change the way of life for plains indians?
replaced farming community to a hunting communtity
Indians moved often to follow what?
Why were buffalo so prominent in Native American culture?
they used it for food, clothing, and shelter
What was the most important religious ceremony?
What was the sundance purpose?
they asked the great spirit to give them fotune during the coming year
What did Native American women do?
made baskets, blankets, clothing, teepees, tools, and everything except weapons
What did Native American men do?
protected women, children, and elders, taught sons, lead religious ceremonies, provided military leadership, waged war
Why did many americans first come to West?
for mining gold and silver
what attracted thousands of prospectors from all over the world?
What two cities grew quickly because of moners discovery of gold?
Denver and colorado springs
what happened to boom towns when the gold was gone?
town was abandoned and became a ghost town
wHAT WAS THE TRANSCONTINETAL RAILROAD?
railroad that spanned across the continent
Why did companies have trouble getting workers to build it?
labor was scarce, backbreaking, dangerous, and low wages
Where did the Central pacific and union pacific railroad begin?q
CP; sacramento, california, UP; omaha
Where did the cp and up meet?
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