2 1. Colorado and NevadaCopper, lead & zinc2. To ship metals east and bring food and supplies to the miners in the west. Also, to make travel easier3. The Civil War caused a shortage of beef
3 4. The herding of cattle 1,000 miles or more to meet the railroads 5. Chisholm Trail & Goodnight Loving Trail6. A. overgrazingB. overproductionC. severe winters killing the cattle
4 7. FactorsA. RailroadsB. Climate made for farmingC. Free land
5 8. Congress passed this law in 1862 giving 160 acres of land free to any settler who paid the $10 and lived on the land for 5 years9. Oklahoma Territory10. Buffalo
6 11. the government wanted to move Native Americans to reservations 12. Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse13. Wounded Knee
7 14. To get the Native Americans to become farmers and eventually U. S 14. To get the Native Americans to become farmers and eventually U.S. citizens – also to break up the tribes15. Farmers’ Alliance & Populist Party16. The democratic candidate, William Jennings Bryan, who was supported by farmers, was defeated in the 1896 election by William McKinley
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