Chapter 17 Vocab.
Terms in this set (18)
self-appointed law enforcer
A grant of land or money
Rail line that spans the continent
Portable tent made of buffalo skins
Area set aside by the government for Native Americans to live on
Herding and moving of cattle over long distances, usually to railroads
Spanish word for cowboy
Settlement at the end of a cattle trail
Region dominated by the cattle industry and its ranches, trails, and cow towns
Settlers who acquired free land from the government
Soil held together by the tangled roots of grasses
Farmer on the Great Plains in the late 1800s
Person who sneaked onto the land before the start of the Oklahoma land rush
Groups of farmers who met for lectures, sewing bees, and other events
Groups of farmers who pool their money to make large purchases of tools, seed, and other supplies at a discount
a general rise in prices
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Ch. 21 Vocab.
Chapter 9 Vocab.
Ch. 8 Vocab.