Settlement of the Trans-Mississippi West Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the Homestead Act successfully populate the frontier?

Question 2 2. How was the railroad both an asset and a detriment to the frontier?

Question 3 3. Why did American agriculture and farming in the 1860s flourish?

Question 4 4. How did Frederick Jackson Turner believe the frontier impacted American society?

Question 5 5. Which person was the first to settle on the frontier in the mid-19th century?

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Question 6 6. Which quote is attributed to Chief Joseph?

Question 7 7. How did the U.S relationship with the Pawnee differ from that of the Apache?

Question 8 8. Why were the Nez Perce asked to relinquish most of their lands?

Question 9 9. What did the Dawes Act attempt to do?

Question 10 10. How did the Battle of Wounded Knee impact federal policy towards Native Americans?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is a famous 19th century cattle trail?

Question 12 12. Which of these events caused a 19th century meat shortage in the East?

Question 13 13. Which of these is true?

Question 14 14. Which of these states is usually linked to cattle ranching?

Question 15 15. Which of these did not lead to the decline of American small independent ranching?

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Question 16 16. Which of these acts gave 160 acres of unsettled land to anyone who lived on it and cultivated if for 5 years?

Question 17 17. Which of these is true of the railroad?

Question 18 18. When crops were overproduced _____.

Question 19 19. Which of these was NOT usually an obstacle for the 19th century farmer of the West?

Question 20 20. A person who farms rented land is known as a _____.

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Question 21 21. How did George Westinghouse contribute to the expansion of the Transcontinental Railroad?

Question 22 22. Why were construction workers on the transcontinental railroad in danger?

Question 23 23. Which sentence effectively describes America's relationship with Chinese immigrants in the late 1800s?

Question 24 24. Which of the following profiles was essentially established thanks to the construction of the railroads?

Question 25 25. What was the Interstate Commerce Commission?

Settlement of the Trans-Mississippi West Chapter Exam Instructions

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