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5 Matching questions

  1. What was the Grange?
  2. What was the Ghost Dance?
  3. What were some of the problems in Boom Towns?
  4. What were some of the terms of the Homestead Act?
  5. What were some of the problems faced by the farmers?
  1. a Since the towns grew quickly, there were no officers at first. There were thieves, outlaws and dishonest gamblers that broke the law.
  2. b - It gave men who were at least 21 years old 160 acres of land.
    - The men had to pay $10 dollars for the land.
    - They had to settle on the land for five years.
    - They had to build a home within six months and grow crops.
  3. c The Ghost Dance was a special dance that was danced to help the Plains Native Americans live peacefully and joyously.
  4. d The Grange was a group set up by the farmers to help them get to know each other as well as solve problems together.
  5. e Two of the major problems faced by the farmers were extreme weather and insects.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Some of the dangers of mining were poison gases, cave-ins, and accidents.
  2. The two railroad lines met at Promontory Point, in Utah.
  3. The Dawes Act did not work because Native Americans wanted to keep their own traditions. Also, Native Americans did not want to become farmers.
  4. A reservation is public land set aside by the government for the use of a particular group of people.
    Native Americans were forced to live on the reservations because the settlers moving in pushed them out of their land.
  5. The Native Americans used the buffalo for food, clothing, shelter and tools.

5 True/False questions

  1. What is a tradition?A tradition is the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs from one generation to another.

          

  2. What was the transcontinental railroad? What two railroad companies joined together?Colonel George Custer

          

  3. What did the Dawes Act try to do?The Dawes Act, created by reformers, tried to get the Native Americans more rights.

          

  4. What did the Homestead Act try to get people to do?The Dawes Act, created by reformers, tried to get the Native Americans more rights.

          

  5. What did Sarah Winnemucca do for the Native Americans?Some of the dangers of mining were poison gases, cave-ins, and accidents.

          

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