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1 Homestead Act and Homesteading Jeopardy Begin

2 1 st Homesteader The Homestead Act HomesteadingMore Homestead Act Potpourri

3 Geography SymbolsHistoryNotable Nebraskans Potpourri

4 Name of first homesteader Answer Home

5 City and state of the first homesteader’s claim site Answer Home

6 He was an army scout for which army AnswerHome

7 Claim filing date Answer Home

8 Which national monument is now on the site of the first claim Answer Home

9 President who signed the Homestead Act Answer Home

10 Year the Homestead Act was signed Answer Home

11 Number of acres in a claim Answer Home

12 Number of years you needed to live on your claim to own it Answer Home

13 Developing a claim by building a house and farming it for five years was required to ….. Answer Home

14 Homes made of dirt and grass bricks were called …. Answer Home

15 Fuel used by homesteaders for warmth and cooking Answer Home

16 They came from Germany, Scandinavia, Ireland to settle in Nebraska Answer Home

17 Long periods of dry weather is called a ……. Answer Home

18 Homesteader’s crops were eaten by these Answer Home

19 The last year the Homestead Act was available in the 48 original states Answer Home

20 The year the last claim was made Answer Home

21 State where the last claim was made Answer Home

22 Place where the Homestead Act document is kept Answer Home

23 Number of states homesteaded Answer Home

24 The last woman homesteader Answer Home

25 One of two crops grown by most homesteaders Answer Home

26 Famous photographer; took pictures of sod houses Answer Home

27 Age a person needed to be to make a claim Answer Home

28 Daniel Freeman Home

29 Where many of the Indians were forced to move Answer Home

30 Daniel Freeman Home

31 Beatrice, Nebraska Home

32 Union Army Home

33 January 1, 1863 Home

34 Homestead National Monument of America Home

35 Abraham Lincoln Home

36 1862 Home

37 160 acres Home

38 5 years Home

39 Prove Up Home

40 Soddies Home

41 Buffalo or bison chips Home

42 Immigrants Home

43 drought Home

44 grasshoppers Home

45 1976 Home

46 1986 Home

47 Alaska Home

48 The National Archives in Washington D.C. Home

49 30 Home

50 Elizabeth Smith Home

51 Corn and wheat Home

52 Solomon Butcher Home

53 21 years old or the head of the household Home

54 Answer Indians were forced to move here when the homesteaders arrived

55 Home reservations


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