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Moving West After The Civil War Review Questions
What minerals were found in the West that attracted settlers? Gold and silver Copper Iron Zinc Coal
What are the Rocky Mountain states? WY CO MT ID UT NV
What were dangers on the cattle drives? stampede rustlers no water Indians
How did cattle get from KS to Chicago, IL? Railroad
In what battle did the Indians defeat the army in 1876? Battle of Little Big Horn
Who were the 2 leaders at Little Big Horn? Sitting Bull-Sioux George Custer-Army
What were Indian reservations? Land set aside for Indians Ended their way of life
Who was Chief Joseph? Leader of the Nez Perce Led long journey trying to escape the army “I will fight no more forever!”
What happened at Promontory Point, UT? Joining of the first Transcontinental RR Union Pacific and Central Pacific RR Companies
What 2 ethnic groups helped build the RR? Chinese Irish
Why was the Homestead Act so important? Gave free land to settlers on the Great Plains
Why did the newly freed slaves move to the Great Plains? Homestead Act - free land Called Exodusters
Describe the Great Plains to each other Flatlands rising east to west Grassland (prairie) Low rainfall (dry) Wind/water erosion Dust storms
What are the Great Plains states?
Name the inventions/adaptations that made living on the Great Plains possible Windmills Sod houses Steel plow Barbed wire Railroad Dry farming Beef cattle raising Wheat farming
Why did the Homesteaders build sod houses? No trees available Easiest natural resource
How did barbed wire end the open range? Cheap fencing that divided up the land
What crop worked well on the Great Plains? wheat
Make up a quote Indian Cowboy Sodbuster Miner RR Co owner Soldier fighting the Indians Chief Joseph George Custer Ranch owner
Discussion All the reasons people moved West How the railroad changed life in the West All the ways the Indians used the Bison
Which would you be? Why? Rancher Soldier Cowboy Indian Sodbuster Miner
THE CHANGING NATION Crossing the Continent. Transcontinental Railroad There was no way to across the US in the 1850’s, except by _________or _________.
Westward Expansion in the Late Nineteenth Century This painting (circa 1872) by John Gast called American Progress.
Chapter 5: Cultures Clash on the Prairie. Remember: Indian Removal Act The Indian Removal Act of 1830 was a law passed in order to facilitate the relocation.
Unit 2 Chapter 3 Lesson 2. Essential Question: How did the settlements of pioneers effect the environment of the West?
Technology on the Plains Kirsten graphics and text revised from:
Unit 7 The Gilded Age The Presidents Rutherford B. Hayes – 19 th President of U.S. 1 term: Republican Party Removed remaining Federal.
American History The West or Bust. Do this now: Write down what comes to mind when you think about the west? Have you ever wanted to move out.
Ms. Berndt (Cavell). Section 1: Cultures Clash On The Prairie Main Idea: The cattle industry boomed in the late 1800’s, as the culture of the Plains.
Settling the Western Frontier The Great Plains A vast stretch of land between the Missouri River and the Rocky mountains Few early settlers.
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Presentation Plus! The American Vision Copyright © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Developed by FSCreations, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio Send all.
Bigger, Better, Faster: The Changing Nation. Reporters on the Range: News from the Old West You and your partner are reporters for our classroom newspaper.
American Indian History 19 th Century. Broken Treaties Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) --government agency for managing American Indian issues U.S. government.
Revision session 4: American West – Conflict on the Plains The American West: inhabitants and early settlers - The Plains Indians: their beliefs and way.
U.S. History Chapter 13 Notes Changes on the Western Frontier. The culture of the Plains Indians declines as white settlers transform the Great Plains.
CHANGES ON THE WESTERN FRONTIER CHAPTER 5: US History Mr. Basich.
The Bolter (1904), Charles M. Russell. NEXT Growth in the West, 1860–1900 Miners, ranchers, cowhands, and farmers help settle the West and conflict with.
CHANGES ON THE WESTERN FRONTIER CHAPTER 5: Honors US History Mr. Basich.
Click on this box to learn the 12 Click on this box to learn the 12 key dates and then test yourself. key dates and then test yourself.
CHANGES ON THE WESTERN FRONTIER CHAPTER 5: Honors US History.
What was the What was the role of the role of the railroads? How did the How did the Government help Government help the Homesteaders? the Homesteaders?
US Regions and Economy STD Objective: identify geographic advantages and their role in America's emergence as an economic/industrial power.
CHAPTER 5: CHANGES ON THE WESTERN FRONTIER AMERICA SETTLES THE WEST- LATE 19 TH CENTURY.
The Homesteaders – Solutions to their Farming Problems.
Changes on the Western Frontier Chapter 5.
Chapter 5: An Industrial Nation In the 60 years following the civil war, the U.S. became the worlds leading industrial nation. New inventions drove a second.
The 1 st Step towards becoming Modern for the US…
The Americas, West Africa, and Europe Chapter 1 Section 1.
A GREAT MIGRATION / A GREAT DEGRADATION Obj: To determine the role of the U.S. Government in western settlement by looking at Indian Policy and Congressional.
Chapter 13 Settling the West Section 1 Miners and Ranchers.
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