Social Studies, Westward Expansion Vocab Question Preview (ID: 27505)


Vocab-20 Terms Westward Expansion.[print questions]

lode
a) vein of silver or gold
b) blood vein
c) window vane
d) weather vane

treaty
a) cooperative
b) reservation
c) subsidy
d) formal agreement

wholesale
a) buying and selling of goods in large quantities at low prices
b) same as retail
c) inflation
d) subsidy

vaquero
a) cattle driver
b) travois
c) Spanish rider that tended cattle in Mexico and the Southwest
d) vigilante

reservation
a) area set aside for Native Americans
b) treaty
c) guranteed seating at a restaurant
d) concerns

A group of farmers that pool money to make purchases
a) cooperative
b) vaqueros
c) cattle drivers
d) vigilantes

A Great Plains farmer
a) longhorn
b) sodbuster
c) vigilante
d) vaquero

enclosure for capturing livestock
a) lode
b) cooperative
c) corral
d) sodbuster

travois
a) carriage
b) cart
c) wagon
d) sled

vigilantes
a) fugitives
b) state police
c) criminals
d) self-appointed law officers

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