History 2 quiz 1

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Pueblo society was noted for its
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agriculture and trade with Mexican ranchers
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Where did cattle ranching and cattle drives originate
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Texas
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American forces commanded by George Armstrong Custer were overwhelmed in
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the Battle of Little Bighorn
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the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroad companies relied heavily on the low-paid and difficult work done by
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Irish and Chinese immigrants
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What conflict came to symbolize the brutality associated with the conquest of the West
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the Wounded Knee Massacre
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Posters encouraging migration, such as this one, associated prosperity with
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land ownership
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The Ghost Dancers alarmed federal officials because of their
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potential to foster rebellion
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This painting by George Catlin reveals his
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***appreciation of native American culture
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which statement best characterizes American Agriculture in the second half of the nineteenth century
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farmers were vulnerable to market forces
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what triggered the brief political success of the grange
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the panic of 1873
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what does this image celebrate
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the westward migration of the exoduses
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the treatment of both native American and the environment revealed what about western settlement
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**** its narrow focus on exploitation and gain
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which of the following was a common consequence of the adoption of horses by many native American tribes
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**** increased migration and contact with whites
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Buffalo Bills, Wild West was popular for all the following reason except that
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it provided an accurate representation of the west
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Images such as this sculpture by Horatio Greenough promoted the idea that
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native Americans were violent savages
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how did the us government view its treaties with native Americans
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*****as generally negotiated in bad faith
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which group were frequent victims of violence in mining towns
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Chinese immigrants
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in education native American children as required by the dawes severalty act, the government opted to establish
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off-reservation boarding schools where children were required to abandon there native American ways
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in the 1990s the site of the battle of little bighorn
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was renamed
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which topic is likely to be stressed by a new western historian
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the diversity of the west
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those who migrated west from the late 1840s onward shared
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a desire for opportunity
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the morrill land grant college act was designed to promote
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agricultural and technical education
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how did native American maintain their resistance even after the conclusion of armed conflict with euro American settlers
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by maintaining their culture
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the English author William blackmore considered the demise of native American to be inevitable and he
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**** saw them as giving way to a higher and more civilized race
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in the west, the industrial revolution took the form of railroads and
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*****mining
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the central pacific railroad began its work on the transcontinental railroad in
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California
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It took months for US troops to capture a small band of apaches led by
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Geronimo
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Sarah Winnemucca advocated for
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the maintenance of Indian cultures
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All of the following contributed o native Americans difficulties in resisting the encroachments of Americans except
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**** the decimation of the buffalo on which many depended
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what happened at wounded knee, south Dakota in 1890
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more than 200 hundred Sioux ghost dancers were slaughtered
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Indian boarding schools established under the Dawes Severalty act operated on the principle of \”kill the Indian and save the man\”
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True
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Annie Oakley completely discredited Victorian ideals of femininity
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False
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Though western farmers generally benefited from the railroads, the passage of granger laws in the 1870s revealed tension in the relationship
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True
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East finally met West on May 10 1869 when the transcontinental railroad was completed
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True
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The battle of Little Bighorn was a crushing defeat for Custer and his men, but propaganda in the east nevertheless portrayed the American soldiers as valiant
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True
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mark twains major novels, the adventures of tom sawyer and the adventures of huckleberry finn, incorporated common western themes
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False
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until 1900,railroads were unique to the eastern united states
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False
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The American cowboy owes much of his culture and traditions to Mexican vaqueros
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True
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Artists and intellectuals of the nineteenth century romanticized the image of cowboys as rugged individuals
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True
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Native American children initially resented boarding schools, but most eventually came to value their education there
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False
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Notably excluded from this photograph celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad were
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the Chinese laborers who helped build it
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All of the following tribes lived on the great plains expect the
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chinook
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Which statement best describes the native american tribes that lived west of the mississippi
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a wide spectrum of tribes had successfully adapted to a variety of environments
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As seen in this photograph, Annie oakley was typically portrayed as
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combining feminine beauty with masculine strength
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what was the purpose of the annual long drives
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to bring cattle to market
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What do films such as dances with wolves and unforgiven represent
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sorrowful memorials to the closing of the american frontier
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what caused hardships for wheat farmers on the plains in the 1800s
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agricultural competition from foreign nations
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who profited most from western mining booms
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corporate mining operations
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Which of the following indicates that the social status of the white man in this picture was higher than that of the other cowboys
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his standing in the foreground
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The second Fort Laramie treaty was violated when
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gold was discovered in the black hills
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The grangers were members of a society of
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western farmers
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annie oakley was born and raised in
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ohio
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Americans generally viewed buffalo as
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obstacles to development
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as a results of the dawes severalty act
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native Americans lost a large portion of their land
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The monument commemorating the native american who fell at the battle of little bighorn celebrates the unity of sioux, cheyenne, and araphaho warriors even as it symbolically protrays
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how Americans have relied on an incomplete and overly simplistic understanding of the history of the American west
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In counting coup, Plains warriors earned respect by
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confronting the enemy at very close range
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According to his Frontier Thesis, Frederick Jackson Turner proposed all of the following of the western frontier except that
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it contributed to the creation of a classless society
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how did helen hunt jackson call attention to the unjust treatment of native americans
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by writing a book
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In the sand creek massacre
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American forces slaughtered peaceful Cheyenne
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How did the railroad benefit western farmers most
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It enabled them to get their products to market
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Charles Russell’s painting The Herd Quitters could BEST be viewed as symbolizing what view of the West
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as a place of heroism, daring and manly individualism
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The homestead act
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granted land to settlers willing and able to farm the land for five years
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Mark Twain’s novels were marked by their celebration of
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adventure and individualism
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The main goal of the Dawes Severalty act was
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assimilation
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Much of the culture of the American cowboy was derived from the traditions of which group
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mexicans
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The invention of barbed wire was a boon to open-range ranchers
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False
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The \”Exodusters\” were African Americans who moved West to escape violence and poverty in the South
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True
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Native American possessions shrank rapidly from 1850 to 1890
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True
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Whereas mining in the West was devastating to the environment, western agriculture was generally beneficial to ecosystems
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False
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The Frontier Thesis of Frederick Jackson Turner challenged many romantic notions of the West that prevailed in the nineteenth century
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False
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The American cowboy owes much of his culture and traditions to Mexican vaqueros
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True

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