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  1. What was the Ghost Dance?
  2. Who fought the Battle of Little Bighorn? Who won the battle?
  3. What were some of the ways the Native Americans used the buffalo?
  4. Why did the Dawes Act not work?
  5. What was the Grange?
  1. a The Ghost Dance was a special dance that was danced to help the Plains Native Americans live peacefully and joyously.
  2. b The Grange was a group set up by the farmers to help them get to know each other as well as solve problems together.
  3. c 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. d The Native Americans used the buffalo for food, clothing, shelter and tools.
  5. e The Battle of Little Bighorn was fought between Native Americans (The Lakotas) and the United States Army. The Native Americans defeated Custer in this battle.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A tradition is the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs from one generation to another.
  2. Since the towns grew quickly, there were no officers at first. There were thieves, outlaws and dishonest gamblers that broke the law.
  3. Boom Towns were prospector camps that grew into towns almost overnight. Businesses were set up in order to provide necessary items such as food, clothing, and tools for the miners.
  4. The flat, grassy land in Texas was a perfect feeding area for raising cattle.
  5. The Dawes Act, created by reformers, tried to get the Native Americans more rights.

5 True/False questions

  1. Who was the Colonel from the U. S. that fought in the battle?The Battle of Little Bighorn was fought between Native Americans (The Lakotas) and the United States Army. The Native Americans defeated Custer in this battle.

          

  2. What did the Homestead Act try to get people to do?The Homestead Act encouraged people to move and settle in the West.

          

  3. Where did the railroad lines meet?The two railroad lines met at Promontory Point, in Utah.

          

  4. What were some of the hard times the cowhands faced?- 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.

          

  5. What were some of the terms of the Homestead Act?- 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.