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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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