42-Plains Indians What two animals were of vital importance to Plains Indians?



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42-Plains Indians


  1. What two animals were of vital importance to Plains Indians?

  2. Name the two railroads that built the first transcontinental line?

  3. Which two immigrants groups were responsible for most of the hard labor in building those lines?

  4. In what area of Indian land was gold found in the 1870’s which led to a fierce round of fighting?

  5. Which US leader was sent to subdue the Indians in the Dakota area?

  6. Name the battle where that US leader and all his men were killed by a large Indian force?

  7. Name the leaders of the Indians at this famous battle?

  8. Name the tribe which was chased by the Army for over 1000 miles before they finally agreed to go to the reservation.

  9. Name the leader of this tribe who said he would “fight no more forever”?

  10. Name the book which tried to raise awareness of the plight of Indians?

  11. Name the law which tried to create 160 acre Indian homesteads out of the reservation land?

  12. What term describes the idea of being absorbed into a larger culture?

  13. This was an Indian spiritual movement thought to end the harsh rule of the white man and aid in the victory of the Indians?

  14. This was the last battle of the Indian wars as a couple hundred Sioux were killed by the Army?

Review

  1. Who became President after Johnson and served two scandal filled terms?

  2. These are the laws which officially began to segregate southern society?

  3. This term describes the reality of the south being once again controlled by white society while blacks were denied rights?

  4. This is when a person pays rent in order to farm a piece of land?

  5. This is when a person gives up part of the harvest to pay for the land they are farming?

  6. This was a government agency whose design was to help people, especially former slaves, after the devastation of the war?

Extra Credit

  1. Where did the transcontinental RR come to completion in 1869?

  2. She was the author of the book which tried to raise awareness of the plight of Indians?

  3. Name the two ironclad ships that changed naval warfare?

43-Ranching and Mining



  1. Name given to the wide areas of land in the lower middle portion of the nation.

  2. This simple invention helped change the nature of cattle ranching?

  3. This term describes a mining town that has been deserted for the next big strike?

  4. The Comstock Lode was what type of rush?

  5. These were the stories of adventure and success that were written about the old West?

  6. Name one famous figure from the Wild West?

  7. Name one famous figure from the Wild West?

Review

  1. Name the two railroads that built the first transcontinental line?

  2. Which two immigrants groups were responsible for most of the hard labor in building those lines?

  3. Which US leader was sent to subdue the Indians in the Dakota area?

  4. Name the battle where that US leader and all his men were killed by a large Indian force?

  5. Name the tribe which was chased by the Army for over 1000 miles before they finally agreed to go to the reservation.

  6. Name the leader of this tribe who said he would “fight no more forever”?

  7. Name the book which tried to raise awareness of the plight of Indians?

  8. Name the law which tried to create 160 acre Indian homesteads out of the reservation land?

  9. This was an Indian spiritual movement thought to end the harsh rule of the white man and aid in the victory of the Indians?

  10. This was the last battle of the Indian wars as a couple hundred Sioux were killed by the Army?

  11. Who became President after Johnson and served two scandal filled terms?

  12. These are the laws which officially began to segregate southern society?

  13. These were the powers used by Hamilton to create a national bank?

Extra Credit

  1. These were the laws passed by the Federalist Congress after the XYZ Affair that restricted speech and immigration?

  2. This term refers to the people who supported a second war against Britain?

  3. Which U.S. city was partially destroyed in the War of 1812?

44-Life on the Plains



  1. This law created 160 acres plots of land to be sold for a small fee to encourage settlement in the west.

  2. The Morrill Land Grant acts created what type of colleges?

  3. These were the types of houses that many people first built when they moved to the mid-west?

  4. Historian Frederick Jackson Turner stressed the importance of this concept to the success of Americans?

Review

  1. Name given to the wide areas of land in the lower middle portion of the nation.

  2. This term describes a mining town that has been deserted for the next big strike?

  3. These were the stories of adventure and success that were written about the old West?

  4. Name the two railroads that built the first transcontinental line?

  5. Which two immigrants groups were responsible for most of the hard labor in building those lines?

  6. Which US leader was sent to subdue the Indians in the Dakota area?

  7. Name the battle where that US leader and all his men were killed by a large Indian force?

  8. Name the tribe which was chased by the Army for over 1000 miles before they finally agreed to go to the reservation.

  9. Name the leader of this tribe who said he would “fight no more forever”?

  10. Name the book which tried to raise awareness of the plight of Indians?

  11. Name the law which tried to create 160 acre Indian homesteads out of the reservation land?

  12. This was an Indian spiritual movement thought to end the harsh rule of the white man and aid in the victory of the Indians?

  13. This was the last battle of the Indian wars as a couple hundred Sioux were killed by the Army?

  14. This Presidential Policy stated that Europe would not be allowed to interfere in this hemisphere any longer?

  15. Name the law which Andrew Jackson pushed that forced the removal of all Indian groups to areas beyond the Mississippi?

  16. These early 1800’s painters were known for their beautiful landscapes?

Extra Credit

  1. Frederick Douglas was the publisher of which abolitionist newspaper?

  2. He was the leader of the largest and deadliest slave revolt in America?

  3. Robert Fulton is known for this transportation improvement?

45-Farmers and Populists



  1. What group began to abuse the American farmer by the late 1800’s by overcharging them for services?

  2. This is the term which refers to the general rising of prices?

  3. This group began as a social group for farmers but eventually developed into a political party?

  4. The Granger Laws of the mid-west were aimed at regulating what group?

  5. This government agency was formed after the Granger laws were ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court?

  6. This larger political group took the reforms started by farmers and started a legitimate third party?

  7. Name the Platform of this reform based party that wanted cheaper money, income taxes, 8 hour work days and immigration laws.

  8. This term refers to the wishes of many people to have cheaper money by putting silver coin into circulation as well as gold.

  9. Name the two major candidates in the 1896 election?

  10. Name the speech given by the Democratic/Populist candidate that stated the importance of farmers to the nation.

Review

  1. This law created 160 acres plots of land to be sold for a small fee to encourage settlement in the west.

  2. These were the types of houses that many people first built when they moved to the mid-west?

  3. Historian Frederick Jackson Turner stressed the importance of this concept to the success of Americans?

  4. Name given to the wide areas of land in the lower middle portion of the nation.

  5. This term describes a mining town that has been deserted for the next big strike?

  6. These were the stories of adventure and success that were written about the old West?

  7. This was a convention held in 1848 about women’s rights?

  8. This term refers to the movement to ban the consumption of alcohol?

  9. He revolutionized American farming with his steel plow?

  10. What religious group would eventually move west to escape persecution and settle in Utah?

Extra Credit

  1. This small political party promoted an anti-immigration platform?

  2. The gold rush occurred in what year?

  3. She was the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin?

46-Industrial Development



  1. What type of government policies encouraged business growth in the late 1800’s?

  2. Who invented the telephone?

  3. Who perfected the electric light bulb?

  4. What inventor patented the AC power system we use today?

  5. What business did John D. Rockefeller control?

  6. What business made Andrew Carnegie one of the world’s wealthiest men?

  7. What famous business man made the family fortune in railroads?

  8. Name the inventor who would perfect a cheap personal camera for the masses?

  9. This is another term for a train?

  10. Pullman, Illinois is a perfect example of what type of business situation?

  11. This federal law was passed in an attempt to regulate the activities of the railroads?

Review

  1. What group began to abuse the American farmer by the late 1800’s by overcharging them for services?

  2. This group began as a social group for farmers but eventually developed into a political party?

  3. This government agency was formed after the Granger laws were ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court?

  4. This larger political group took the reforms started by farmers and started a legitimate third party?

  5. Name the Platform of this reform based party that wanted cheaper money, income taxes, 8 hour work days and immigration laws.

  6. Name the speech given by the Democratic/Populist candidate that stated the importance of farmers to the nation.

  7. Name the two major candidates in the 1896 election?

  8. This law created 160 acres plots of land to be sold for a small fee to encourage settlement in the west.

  9. These were the types of houses that many people first built when they moved to the mid-west?

Extra Credit

  1. Name the great entrepreneur who was known for his large investment banking deals?

  2. Name the industrialist who controlled most of the tobacco/cigarette production in the nation?

  3. The need for standard departure and arrival times led to these being introduced across the nation?

47-Big Business



  1. This is a type of business that has many owners through the process of selling stock to investors.

  2. Name one of the advantages that bigger businesses have over smaller businesses?

  3. This is the theory that only the best businesses will survive while weaker ones are eliminated?

  4. Name the author of the popular dime novel books which described successful adventures and rags to riches stories?

  5. This is a type of business that controls the supply of a product?

  6. This is when several businesses act as if they are one in order to control the supply and price?

  7. This is when one business joins with another to form a larger company.

  8. The term refers to the ultra wealthy of the late 1800’s and refers to the negative image many people had of the wealthy and their business practices?

  9. This is the practice of giving away large sums of money to charitable causes?

  10. This law was eventually passed as a way of regulating the activities of big business?

Review

  1. What type of government policies encouraged business growth in the late 1800’s?

  2. Who invented the telephone?

  3. Who perfected the electric light bulb?

  4. What inventor patented the AC power system we use today?

  5. What business did John D. Rockefeller control?

  6. What business made Andrew Carnegie one of the world’s wealthiest men?

  7. What famous business man made the family fortune in railroads?

  8. Pullman, Illinois is a perfect example of what type of business situation?

  9. What group began to abuse the American farmer by the late 1800’s by overcharging them for services?

  10. This group began as a social group for farmers but eventually developed into a political party?

Extra Credit

  1. This government agency was formed after the Granger laws were ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court?

  2. This larger political group took the reforms started by farmers and started a legitimate third party?

  3. Name the two major candidates in the 1896 election?

48-Workers Unite



  1. Term that describes the factories where labor conditions included long hours and sometimes dangerous conditions?

  2. This main weapon of the labor movement involved workers refusing to work?

  3. This is the power of workers to negotiate with their employer as a group rather than as individuals?

  4. This is a method used by owners to keep troublesome workers from being employed?

  5. This is another owner method where they simply closed the factory rather than give in to worker demands?

  6. This alternative method involved owners getting a court order to prevent work stoppages?

  7. This first major labor union allowed all types of labor to join?

  8. Name the place where a bomb exploded during a labor meeting killing several people in 1886?

  9. Samuel Gompers would become the leader of this union which chose to allow only skilled laborers to its membership?

  10. This labor leader would go to prison during the Pullman Strike of 1894 and leaves prison as a socialist reformer?

  11. A tragedy at this NY City factory would leave over 100 women dead and the public calling for labor reforms?

Review

  1. This is the theory that only the best businesses will survive while weaker ones are eliminated?

  2. Name the author of the popular dime novel books which described successful adventures and rags to riches stories?

  3. This is a type of business that controls the supply of a product?

  4. This is when several businesses act as if they are one in order to control the supply and price?

  5. This is when one business joins with another to form a larger company.

  6. The term refers to the ultra wealthy of the late 1800’s and refers to the negative image many people had of the wealthy and their business practices?

  7. This is the practice of giving away large sums of money to charitable causes?

  8. This law was eventually passed as a way of regulating the activities of big business?

  9. Name the speech given by the Democratic/Populist candidate that stated the importance of farmers to the nation.

Extra Credit

  1. Who invented the telephone?

  2. Who perfected the electric light bulb?

  3. What inventor patented the AC power system we use today?


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