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5 Matching questions

  1. Wounded Knee Massacre
  2. vigilante
  3. Homestead Act
  4. Battle of Little Bighorn
  5. Sitting Bull
  1. a person who takes the law into his or her own hands
  2. b mass killing by U.S. soldiers of as many as 300 unarmed Sioux at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in 1890
  3. c 1862 law that offered 160 acres free to anyone who agreed to live on and improve the land for five years
  4. d Sioux chief who led the attack on Custer at the battle of Little Bighorn
  5. e 1876 battle in which Sioux and Cheyenne killed an entire force of U.S. troops

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. commander of U.S. troops at the Battle of Little Bighorn
  2. a policy under which the government backs every dollar with a certain amount of gold
  3. Spanish-speaking person in the Southwest whose ancestor had come from Mexico
  4. laws passed by Southern states that limited the freedom of formerly enslaved people
  5. 1864 attack in which as many as 200 Cheyenne were killed by the Colorado militia

5 True/False questions

  1. William Jennings BryanDemocratic and Populist candidate for President in 1896 who advocated a policy of free silver


  2. long drivejourney that takes cattle by foot to a railway


  3. Exodustersname for African Americans who settled on the Great Plains


  4. standard timethe time zones devised by railroad companies


  5. Populist Partyname for African Americans who settled on the Great Plains