Allowed farmers to keep cattle from nearby ranches off their fields and away from their crops.
Allowed farmers to break up dry tough soil of the Great Plains.
These were used throughout the Great Plains to pump water from the ground and to provide power.
Which of these was NOT an adaptation that contributed to the settlement of the west?
Over hunting reduced the American Buffalo population from 30 million to __________ in a little over a decade.
City where both lines of the Transcontinental Railroad met to complete construction
The Transcontinental Railroad reduced the time it took to travel across the United States from 6 months to _______
Leader of the Nez Perce who fled to Canada to avoid life on a reservation before being captured.
“I will fight no more forever.”
Which of the following was NOT part of the physical environment of the Great Plains?
The Homestead Act was written to encourage people to
Which of the following was NOT A MAJOR result of the Homestead Act?
Many farmers built their homes from sod. What answer BEST describes sod?
The building of the transcontinental railroad resulted in all of the following EXCEPT
What was the MAIN reason the government wanted Native Americans on reservations
the battle that marked the defeat of General Custer and the U.S. Army
One of the MAJOR factors contributing to the destruction of the way of life of the Plains Indians was the
The killing of 200 men, women, and children that ended armed resistance in the west
Apache leader who refused to go to live on a reservation, attacked settlers in Arizona and New Mexico and successfully evaded capture for 10 years
Which of the following factors BEST explains the increase of population west of the Mississippi River after the Civil War?
Which of the following best describes the landscape of the Great Plains