Allowed farmers to break up dry tough soil of the Great Plains.
Allowed farmers to keep cattle from nearby ranches off their fields and away from their crops.
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?
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
Many farmers built their homes from sod. What answer BEST describes sod?
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
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 best describes the landscape of the Great Plains
Leader of the Sioux indians
The hope of getting rich in the California Gold Rush motivated people to head out west.