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Moving West After The Civil WarReview 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 PerceLed 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 otherFlatlands 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 possibleWindmills 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 ownerSoldier fighting the Indians Chief Joseph George Custer Ranch owner
Discussion All the reasons people moved WestHow 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
Geography Santa Fe is in which state? A.Arizona B.New Mexico C.Colorado D.California.
The Great Plains A quick tour. Location The Great Plains are located just east of the Rocky Mountains.
“American Progress” by John Gast (1872)
Transforming the Nation. Big Idea How can people change the world they live in?
Warm Up 1.Raise your hand if you have moved from one house to another at some point in your life. 2.Find someone who has moved and ask them the following.
Notes Ch 5: Changes on the Western Frontier
2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt 2pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1 pt Vocabulary Native Americans Innovations.
Jeopardy Trans. Railroad Great Plains Cowboys and Miners War with NA Vocab Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final.
REASON FOR WESTWARD EXPANSION
Technology that ended open range. Barbed Wire Technology that ended open range.
The South and West Transformed ( )
Mining Centers Virginia City Comstock Lode.
Chapter 25 Section 1 The Cold War BeginsTransforming the West Section 3 Chapter 15 Section 3 Transforming the West.
Chapter 19 Growth in the American West
Homestead Act New Technology Life on the Farm Decline of Farming Life on the Plains Plains Indians American Interests Indian Restrictions Indian Wars Assimilation.
08/25 Bellringer Between , more than 600,000 Americans move from the Eastern states to the Great Plains. They moved west for many different reasons.
Chapter 25 Section 1 The Cold War BeginsTransforming the West Section 3 Analyze the impact of mining and railroads on the settlement of the West. Explain.
What were the physical features and climate like in the Great Plains during West Migration?
Essential Question: What factors led to the settlement of the West during the Gilded Age ( )?
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