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5 Matching questions

  1. Who was the Colonel from the U. S. that fought in the battle?
  2. What was the Grange?
  3. What was the Ghost Dance?
  4. What were some of the problems in Boom Towns?
  5. What did Sarah Winnemucca do for the Native Americans?
  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 The Ghost Dance was a special dance that was danced to help the Plains Native Americans live peacefully and joyously.
  3. c Sarah Winnemucca spoke out for the rights of the Native Americans.
  4. d Colonel George Custer
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. - 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.
  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. 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. The transcontinental railroad was the railroad that went across the entire continent.
    The two railroads that were joined together were the Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad.

5 True/False questions

  1. What is a reservation? Why did the Native Americans get forced to live on them?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.

          

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

          

  3. What were some of the dangers of mining?Some of the dangers of mining were poison gases, cave-ins, and accidents.

          

  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. Why was Texas a good place to raise cattle?The Ghost Dance was a special dance that was danced to help the Plains Native Americans live peacefully and joyously.