The American West

by: bmkey

Test your knowledge of the American West - EOC content specifically targeted.

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    The aim of the Dawes Act of 1887 was to

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    In the late 1800's, the goal of the Federal Government's policy toward Native American Indians was to

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    In the period from 1860 to 1900, the Federal Government encouraged the settlement of the West by

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    In the period from 1860 to 1890, which experience was shared by most Native Americans living in western states?

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    The passage of the Homestead Act and the completion of the transcontinental railroad helped to fulfill the United States commitment to

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    The "long drive" in the open-range cattle industry referred to the process of

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    The Homestead Act, the mass killing of buffalo, and the completion of the transcontinental railroad are most closely associated with the

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    Match the inventor to the invention: John Deere

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    The mechanization of agriculture in the United States led directly to

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    During the late 1800s, many North American Indian tribes were sent to reservations that were located

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    This word means to bring into conformity with the customs and attitudes of a nation; to adapt or adjust

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    What river separates the eastern US from the western US?

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    What fencing material revolutionized agriculture on the prairies and plains?

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    Match the inventor to the invention: George Westinghouse

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    Match the inventor to the invention: George Pullman

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    Match the inventor to the invention:Cyrus McCormick

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    William "Buffalo Bill" Cody captured the national imagination with:

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    The transcontinental railroad was completed in

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    The purpose of the Homestead Act of 1862, which provided free federal land, was to

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    Seward's folly = purchase of the _____________ territory

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    Cities like Abilene, Kansas and Fort Worth, Texas, owed their population growth and prosperity in the latter 19th century to

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    Match the inventor to the invention: Joseph Glidden

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