15What living conditions did settlers face? Seven members of an early Oklahoma family, dressed in their finest “Sunday” clothes, were photographed by J. V. Dedrick in 1909 in front of their dugout home. Oklahoma Historical Society
16How was the Cherokee Outlet opened for settlement?
17How did opening the Cherokee Outlet differ from other land runs?
18What was the last area to be opened by a land run?
19How were Kiowa-Comanche and Wichita lands opened?
20What is unique about Greer County Map showing Greer County in Oklahoma history?Map showing Greer County
21What ethnic groups were represented among Oklahoma settlers?
22DISCUSSION QUESTIONSTrace the status of “No Man’s Land” from the time that Indian tribes were sent there until statehood.Explain how provisional governments work and why they are not completely effective.Compare and contrast the nine territorial governors and their accomplishments.
23DISCUSSION QUESTIONS How did the Organic Act affect Oklahoma? What is another name for the Public Land Strip and where was it located?How did the settlers in the Public Land Strip protect themselves from outlaws?What are school lands?
24DISCUSSION QUESTIONSDescribe the living conditions of homesteaders in Oklahoma Territory.How did the runs for land in the Cherokee Outlet and in the Cheyenne-Arapaho reservation differ from previous land runs?What was the Jerome Act?