TX packet questions for Ch. 17 and 18

Test January 29, 2010 This is just the packet that he gave us and I had to take out the questions that had EXCEPT in them
Comanche chief who led his people to a reservation
Kiowa chief known as the "Orator of the plains"
Kiowa cheif who urged his people to accept Anglo ways
Kicking Bird
Kiowas chief who called for war to avenge his sons death
Lone Wolf
Comanche chief who felt his people must be free to roam the plains
Ten Bears
Native Americans usually had the advantage in battles with the U.S. Army until
the Colt pistol was invented
the land north of Texas, which is present-day Oklahoma was called
Indian Territory
the Treaty of Medicine Lodge Creek was signed in
a connected series of military operations is called a
general who favored killing buffalo as a means of defeating the Plains people
Philip Sheridan
Civil War veteran who led the Fourth Cavalry regiment
Ranald S. Mackenzie
Quaker agent for the Indian Territory
Lawrie Tatum
Texas Ranger who led the Frontier Battalion during the Red River campaign
John B. Jones
Comanche leader who settled disputes among native American nations
Quannah Parker
After a two-week our of Texas, General Sherman became convinced that
the Peace Policy was not successful
Stricking Eagle said that Native Americans viewed the buffalo as their
After the Battle of Adobe Walls, the Comanches, Kiowas, Cheyennes, and other Plains people
increased attacks on the Fronteir
The most decisive battle of the Red River campaign was at
Palo Duro Canyon
The first African American to graduate from West Pint Military Academy
Henry Ossian Flipper
led a band of Apache warriors on raids in Texas, Mexico, and New Mexico
commanded the "buffalo soldiers"
Benjamin H. Grierson
crossed the Rio Grande in search of Kickapoo raiders
Colonel Mackenzie
commanded the Special Forces of the Texas Rangers
L.H. McNelly
The Native Americans who raided settlements along the Rio Grande after 1875 were the
Apaches and Kickapoos
the end of the wars in the American West also marked the end of
Native Americans' way of life
African American troops were nicknamed "buffalo soldiers" by
person who moves cattle or sheep to market
fat of cattle and sheep used in soap and candles
ranch hand who takes care of saddle horses
The Spanish brought the first cattle to America in the
Expansion of the railroads after the Civil war made it easier for Texas ranchers to get their herds to stockyards in
St. Louis and Chicago
Because of complaints in the state, new cattle
the catle trail that passed through New Mexico and Colorado
Goodnight-Loving Trail
rancher who expanded a South Texas ranch to 1 million acres by 1925
Henrietta King
independent, experienced female rancher
Elizabeth Johnson Willson
the most successful inventor of barbed wire
J.F. Glidden
newspaper reporter and rancher who encouraged people to raise sheep in Texas
George Wilkins Kendall
pioneer African American cowhand
Bones Hooks
Crossbreeding sheep from the East and from Mexico gave a breed that
produced triple the amount of wool
Cattle ranchers complained that sheep were running the open range
they ate the grass too low
Large ranches owned by Mexican Americans were mainly located in South Texas between
the Rio Grande and Nueces River
Mexican American shepherds were called
farmer who pays rent for land wither in cash or in shares of the crop
tenant farmer
farming town that developed on the Texas and Pacific Railroad line
farm product for which Texas led the entire nation
farming town that developed on the Fort Worth and Denver Railroad line
farmer who does not provide his own tools
Necause Texas had a dry climate, farmers developed a technique called
dry farming
a crop surplus can prevent farmers form making a profit because
it can lower prices
the group most resposible for the growth of Texas into a state dotted with small towns by the late 1800s was
After the Civil War, most African Americans became