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Which of the following is an adaptation/Invention to the Great Plains?
a) wheat b) flatlands c) treeless wasteland d) tractor
Which of the following is an examples of white mans way of assimilating the Indians?
a) moving them onto reservations b) teaching them how to speak English c) The Battle of Little Bighorn d) making them surrender
The reduction of what animal affected the Indians way of life?
a) horse b) beef cattle c) buffalo d) chickens
Which of the following is NOT a physical feature or climate of the Great Plains?
a) rolling hills b) frequent dust storms c) land eroded by wind and water d) low rainfall
Which two inventions/adaptations made up for the lack of wood on the Great Plains?
a) windmill and steel plow b) dry farming and wheat c) sod houses and barbed wire d) barbed wire and windmill
Which of the following best describes the Great Plains?
a) dense forest, low rainfall, dust storms, and lots of hurricanes b) heavy rainfall, dust storms, flatland c) flatlands, dust storms, many trees d) flatlands, low rainfall, frequent dust storms
When cattle were loaded up on trains, in what direction were they sent?
a) southeast b) southwest c) northeast d) southeast
Which of the following was the MAIN reason why people went out west?
a) to find gold and silver b) to find adventure c) to start a new life d) to claim free land
Which invention helped dig up the hard sod on the Great Plains?
a) windmill b) dry farming c) steel plow d) railroad
Miners went out west to get rich by finding ----
a) gold and silver b) iron ore and copper c) wood and gold d) silver and iron ore
Which of the following explains why cowboys went west?
a) free land b) adventure c) for a new beginning d) weath with the discovery of gold and silver
Which of the following explains why African Americans went out west?
a) to escape from slavery b) to start a new life on the free land c) to find jobs in the factories d) to become slaves to Indians
Which of the following is NOT an invention/adaptation to the Great Plains region?
a) barbed wire b) sod houses c) cattle d) corn
Which Indian fought in the Battle of Little Bighorn?
a) Chief Joseph b) Sitting Bull c) Geronimo d) Afraid of Bear
What was the name of the Battle that was a massacre and wiped out the band of Sioux population?
a) Battle of Little Bighorn b) Battle of Wounded Knee c) Battle of Gettysburg d) Battle of Geronimo
Who surrendered near the Canadian Border and said I will fight no more forever?
a) Chief Joseph b) Sitting Bull c) Geroninmo d) Afriad of Bear
Which of the following was the last Indian warrior to formally surrender?
a) Chief Joseph b) Sitting Bull c) Geronimo d) Afraid of Bear
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