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Which quote best describes a sodbuster?
a) We will protect our land from the white men.
b) The conditions of the Plains make it difficult to survive.
c) Southerners you must reconcile.
d) What is most important is our right to vote.

Which quote best describes Sitting Bull?
a) We will protect our land from the white men.
b) The conditions of the Plains make it difficult to survive.
c) Southerners you must reconcile.
d) What is most important is our right to vote.

Which American Indian chief tried to take his people to Canada?
a) Chief Joseph
b) Sitting Bull
c) Geronimo
d) General Custer

How would General Custer have described the Battle of Little Bighorn?
a) Success
b) Failure
c) Victory
d) None of these

What allowed large numbers of people to settle in the west?
a) Covered Wagons
b) Steel Plows
c) Sod houses
d) Transcontinental Railroad

According to the Homestead Act, anyone who moved west and farmed for 5 years would receive 160
a) beef cattle
b) acres of land
c) wheat plants
d) dollars

When was the Great Plains region referred to as a treeless wasteland?
a) Before WWI
b) Before the Civil War
c) After the Civil War
d) After WWI

Which of the following is NOT an invention/adaptation to the western climate?
a) Gold
b) Sodhouse
c) Wheat
d) Beef Cattle

How did American Indians feel about reservations?
a) Sad
b) Joyful
c) Relieved
d) None of these

Advances in technology changed the perception of the Great Plains from a treeless wasteland to
a) Wheat Farming
b) Breadbasket of the Midwest
c) Breadbasket of America
d) IDK

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