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5 Matching questions

  1. What is a tradition?
  2. Who fought the Battle of Little Bighorn? Who won the battle?
  3. What were some of the dangers of mining?
  4. What did the Homestead Act try to get people to do?
  5. Who was the Colonel from the U. S. that fought in the battle?
  1. a The Homestead Act encouraged people to move and settle in the West.
  2. b 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.
  3. c A tradition is the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs from one generation to another.
  4. d Some of the dangers of mining were poison gases, cave-ins, and accidents.
  5. e Colonel George Custer

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. The Ghost Dance was a special dance that was danced to help the Plains Native Americans live peacefully and joyously.
  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. Cowhands faced long hours of work.
    They had poor sleeping quarters and low pay.
    They worked through dust storms, blazing heat, and icy blizzards.
  5. 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 True/False questions

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

          

  2. What were some of the problems in Boom Towns?Since the towns grew quickly, there were no officers at first. There were thieves, outlaws and dishonest gamblers that broke the law.

          

  3. What were some of the terms of the Homestead Act?Cowhands faced long hours of work.
    They had poor sleeping quarters and low pay.
    They worked through dust storms, blazing heat, and icy blizzards.

          

  4. What were some of the ways the Native Americans used the buffalo?Cowhands faced long hours of work.
    They had poor sleeping quarters and low pay.
    They worked through dust storms, blazing heat, and icy blizzards.

          

  5. What did Sarah Winnemucca do for the Native Americans?The Homestead Act encouraged people to move and settle in the West.