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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
What were the physical features and climate like in the Great Plains during West Migration?
Settling the West Unit 1 Created by M. Gunsalus 2009.
2a: Physical features and climate of the Great Plains Flatlands that rise gradually from east to west.
Westward Expansion “The Great Plains”. The Great Plains Pre Civil War viewed as a “treeless wasteland” - was now seen as a vast area for settlement and.
Jeopardy $100 Challenges to Moving West Reasons Why People Moved West Technology of Westward Expansion Native Americans and Westward Expansion The Railroads.
Wild, Wild West Wild, Wild West $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $20 $30 $40 $50 $30 $20 $40 $50 $20 $30 $40 $50 $20 $30 $40 $50 Terms ITerms II Individual People.
REASON FOR WESTWARD EXPANSION Opportunities for land ownership A new beginning for former slaves Technological advances Possibility of wealth created by.
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.
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Westward Expansion. PHYSICAL AND CLIMATE FEATURES OF THE GREAT PLAINS Flatlands that rise gradually from east to west Land eroded by wind and.
The Great Plains A quick tour. Location The Great Plains are located just east of the Rocky Mountains.
Objective 4.02 Evaluate the impact that settlement in the West had upon different groups of people and the environment.
Geography Santa Fe is in which state? A.Arizona B.New Mexico C.Colorado D.California.
Westward Expansion Ranchers Ranchers herded cattle on long drives to the railroad cow towns to be taken to Chicago to be made into goods such as food,
Great Plains & Westward Migration Created by Mr. Wheat Edited by Ms. Hillyer.
1. Technological Advances Progress in the use of scientific discoveries for practical use.
Aim: What do we need to study for the test? Do Now: Take out Notes on the west HW: Study for test.
Definitions Chapter 3 Lesson 1 1. Pony Express- Service begun in 1860 that used a relay of riders on horses to deliver mail from Missouri to California.
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.
Lord - Upper Cape Tech School WWE &The Plains More Plains & WWE States& Regions American.
Settling the West Westward Expansion Manifest Destiny US should expand from Atlantic to Pacific First to go were miners, ranchers, and.
Westward Expansion was a difficult time for some people and a convenient and good time for others. It was a time that changed America in so many different.
Westward Expansion After the Civil War larger numbers of settlers flooded into the vast western area called the Great Plans.
Essential Question: What factors led to the settlement of the West during the Gilded Age ( )?
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.
Westward Movement Review. Name the Sioux leader who opposed westward expansion at the Battle of Little Bighorn. A. Chief Joseph B. Geronimo C.
OCTOBER 28-30,2015 Western Expansion. WARM UP Write down three questions you have about the settlement of the West. (think cowboys and Indians, gunfights,
■Essential Question ■Essential Question: –What factors led to the settlement of the West during the Gilded Age ( )? ■Warm-Up Question: –Let’s review.
Following the Civil War, many Americans and Europeans continued to move into the WEST.
Changes on the Western Frontier Chapter 5. Before 1877… American Civil War from The North wanted to preserve the Union The South wanted independence.
USA Geographical Features Using the map of the United States label and/or color the following items. –Rocky Mountains – Blue –Appalachian Mountains –
Do you know what ASSIMILATION means? What would you do if the government forced you to move from your home? You had 1 day to pack and head to a place.
Expanding West. WARM-UP REVIEW Why did YOU move? Why do you think people moved West after the Civil War? What are the positive/negative effects of moving.
Following the Civil War, the westward movement of settlers intensified in the vast region between the Mississippi River and the Pacific. The.
Standard V: The student will understand the concepts & developments of the late 19 th to the early 20 th centuries.
Westward Expansion. Area of land set aside for Native Americans.
Homestead Act New Technology Life on the Farm Decline of Farming Life on the Plains Plains Indians American Interests Indian Restrictions Indian Wars Assimilation.
Chapter 8 Vocab The South and West Transformed ( )
Chief Joseph I will fight no more forever! Nez Percé tribal retreat (1877)
Notes Ch 5: Changes on the Western Frontier. Chapter 5 Section 1: Cultures Clash on the Prairie (vocabulary card) 1.Great Plains: grasslands in middle.
Changes on the Western Frontier (Chapter 5) 1. Demise of Indians on Great Plains 2. Americans Continue to Migrate West 3. Life in the Old West.
The American West Part II. I. The Cattle Kingdom Open Range Ranching Railroads opened the eastern market for beef Ranchers bought land adjacent to.
THE CHANGING NATION Crossing the Continent. Transcontinental Railroad There was no way to cross the US in the 1850’s, except by stagecoach or sailing.
The Great Plains Technological advances during the 19 th century allowed people to live in more challenging environments.
SOL Review Part U.S. Geography Westward Expansion ReconstructionImmigration
Mining Centers Virginia City Comstock Lode.
An Industrial Nation Chapter 5. The American West Section 1.
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 16 Conflict in the West © 2015 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
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