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5 Matching questions

  1. vigilante
  2. vaquero
  3. Great Plains
  4. boomtown
  5. Exodusters
  1. a Spanish term for cowhand
  2. b town that experiences sudden growth in population or economic activity
  3. c person who takes the law into his or her own hands
  4. d the area from the Missouri River to the Rocky Mountains
  5. e name for African Americans who settled on the Great Plains

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. English-speaking settler in the Southwest
  2. land set aside by the U.S. government for Native American tribes
  3. 1887 law that distributed reservation land to individual Native American owners
  4. laws passed by Southern states that limited the freedom of formerly enslaved people
  5. political party formed in 1890s that wanted a policy that would raise crop prices

5 True/False questions

  1. buffalo soldiername Native Americans gave to the African-American soldiers in the West

          

  2. Wounded Knee Massacre1864 attack in which as many as 200 Cheyenne were killed by the Colorado militia

          

  3. William Jennings BryanSioux chief who led the attack on Custer at the battle of Little Bighorn

          

  4. sodbustersname for pioneer farmers on the Great Plains

          

  5. lodethe top layer of prairie soil that contains thick, tightly tangled grass roots