chap 19 history Essay

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Pueblo society was noted for its
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intensive agriculture and unified community goals.
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What event in 1848 started a huge influx of whites into Indian territory?
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The discovery of gold in Indian territories.
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The leader of the sand creek Massacre, John Chivington, was
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a Methodist minister.
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Which state or territory had the greatest percentage of is area as Indian reservation land in mid-1890s
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Oklahoma
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The second treaty of fort Laramie
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required the United States to abandon routes travelling through Sioux territory.
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Sand creek Massacre is
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The brutal attack included the killing of women and children.
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At the Battle of one hundred Slain,
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The Sioux routed a detachment that was sent to defeat them.
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An American force commanded by George A. Custer was overwhelmed during the
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Battle of the little Bighorn
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The Sioux were finally defeated
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because they had to divide up their forces to hunt for food.
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It took 5000 U.S. troops to capture 36 apaches led by
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Geronimo.
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what happened at wounded knee, south Dakota, in 1890?
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At least 150 Sioux men, women, and children were slaughtered.
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The first large gold rush in the Rocky mountains occurred in
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The mountains of Colorado.
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Which state had the least significant gold or silver deposits
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North Dakota
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The central pacific Railroad had its terminus in
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California
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The statement about the prostitutes in mining towns is
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as men came to control vice trade, many prostitutes suffered alcoholism and violence.
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The male-dominate nature of mining towns made
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saloons popular business.
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which group suffered from the most prejudice in mining town?
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Chinese Americans
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The increase in railroad building and mining helped to accelerate the development of what industry
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Lumber
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name a cow town
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Cheyenne
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The Chisholm trail was used to
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drive cattle northward
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which group was not associated with the cowboys?
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Irish-Americans who left urban areas in the East.
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In terms of western development, Canada and the United States were most different when it came to
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Indian policy
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Australia’s late nineteenth-century pastoral economy was based on
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Sheep
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The homestead act
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guaranteed free acres of land to citizens who farmed the land for five years.
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Today native Americans rank
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at the bottom on most measures of economic well-being
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why did the Northwest foster rich and complex Indian societies?
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resources were abundant.
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A statement that best describes the tribes that lived throughout the west is
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A wide spectrum of tribes had successfully adapted their lives to a variety of environments.
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A common element among all tribes of the west was their
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belief that nature was to be shared and not privately owned.
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General Philip Sheridan’s views on Indian resistance?
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Looking at the situation, how could anyone expect the Indians to react in any other way?
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White reformers on the board of Indian commissioners believed that
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Indians should be assimilated by teaching them to be Christians
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one of the reasons that whites destroyed the buffalo herds was
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buffalo were seen as obstructions to railway traffic.
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Effects of the Dawes Act included
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more Indian land being owned by whites.
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a true statement about the typical mining town
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personal violence was less common than collective act of violence.
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mining eventually became a corporate operation because
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massive capital investment in equipment was conductive to financial success.
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The development of mining technology resulted in
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less use of skilled labor.
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poor conditions of miners resulted in
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widespread unionization movements by miners
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violence and conflict often erupted between miners and mine owners due to
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conditions caused by the industrialization of mining.
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Joseph McCoy made an important decision when he
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established a northern shipping point for cattle in Abilene, Kansas.
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El Paso, Texas, became a major town when it
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build upon its existence as a center of shipping for cattle.
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The corporate cattle boom collapsed because
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corporation overstocked ranges, which caused ecological disaster.
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Farming in the west
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required a much larger scale of farming to achieve success.
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Railway companies encouraged settlers to come to the west
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so they would grow food that could be transported on rail lines.
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A statement that would most likely have been said by a member of Las Gorras Blancas?
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We raid at night, if needed, to stop the Anglo encroachment on our land
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Many farmers of the great plains turned to growing wheat because
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it was more resistant to drought than corn.
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In the 1880s, western farmers were plagued by severe draught and
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A protective trade barriers established by several foreign nations.
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A lack of timber caused a shortage of fencing that was finally solved by
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The invention of barbed wire.
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In the 1970s, official investigations labeled Bureau of Indian affairs attempts to force Indians to adopt white culture a
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near total failure
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One of the factors resulted in many Indian deaths on the great plains
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The spread of smallpox
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How was the cattle kingdom ‘s growth linked to urban Easterners ?
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The food needs of urban areas in the East aided the economic growth of the west.
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The vast wealth of some pioneers was an effect of
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specialization of farm labor in the west.
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The westward expansion had all of the following effects except
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vast wealth for many pioneers
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The Central Pacific Railroad company relied heavily on the low-paid, hard work done by
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Chinese immigrants
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Which statement about Sand Creek Massacre is not true?
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The fighting began when Indians attacked a mining town
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The cattle industry and “cattle drives” originated in
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Texas

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