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    US HISTORY QUESTIONSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!?

    ** DON'T ANSWER IF UR NOT GOING TO HELP **
    ... THERE'S NO POINT OF LEAVING A COMMENT
    IF UR GOING TO WRITE SOMETHING MEAN/RUDE/WITTY.


    10 PTS BEST ANSWER
    1. Which best describes the reasons people chose to settle in the West in the late 1800s?
    (Points: 1)
    an interest in the fauna and flora of the West

    a desire to reduce the Native American population

    a severe economic depression in the East

    the desire to start a new life and seek fortunes



    2. Knowing that __________ companies would encourage settlement of the West, the U.S. government awarded them huge amounts of land and money.
    (Points: 1)
    oil

    railroad

    timber

    ranching



    3. The U.S. government played __________ role in the building of the transcontinental railroad.
    (Points: 1)
    no

    a very little

    somewhat of a

    a significant



    4. The general pattern of western mining began with the discovery of gold or silver, which led directly to mining companies buying large claims and employing large numbers of miners.
    (Points: 1)
    True

    False



    5. Which best explains why the era of open-range cattle ranching had ended in the West by the 1890s?
    (Points: 1)
    cow diseases; decreasing popularity of beef in the East

    the admittance of Oklahoma as a state; severe droughts

    overgrazing; blizzards; barbed wire

    the establishment of large farming corporations; barbed wire



    6. What western industry got its start in the Northwest, providing much-needed material for a growing nation?
    (Points: 1)
    oil

    textile

    mining

    timber



    7. The Forest Reserve Act was one way in which America responded to
    (Points: 1)
    the needs of the rapidly growing railroad industry in the West.

    the effects of changing weather patterns on forests in the Northwest.

    the effects of new industries and increased population on the environment.

    government corruption in the timber and mining industries.



    8. Which is most responsible for the rapid settlement of the Great Plains?
    (Points: 1)
    the completion of the transcontinental railroad

    the Homestead Act of 1862

    the relocation of Native American peoples to reservations

    the Forest Reserve Act



    9. Which best describes what life was like for farmers on the Plains?
    (Points: 1)
    very hard work; long days; crop failures; severe weather; possibility of losing farm

    crop failures; eight-hour work days; moderately hard work; very few unexpected setbacks

    many unexpected problems; fairly easy work; mostly successful harvests

    bountiful harvests; pleasant weather year-round; very few setbacks; short work days



    10. Most of the families that settled on the Plains started farms in
    (Points: 1)
    Colorado, New Mexico Territory, and Kansas.

    Indian Territory, Wyoming, and Nebraska.

    Montana, Idaho, and Utah Territory.

    Nebraska, Kansas, and South Dakota.



    11. Which best describes relations between Native Americans and the U.S. government between 1850 and 1880?
    (Points: 1)
    There was little conflictmost American Indians were content to live protected on reservations in the West.

    There was some conflict, as a few Indian peoples resisted forced relocation to reservations and fought with U.S. troops.

    There was conflictmost Native Americans refused to give up their way of life and successfully resisted being forced onto reservations.

    There was continual violent conflict as the U.S. government forced American Indians onto reservations.



    12. A change in policy toward American Indian nations occurred around 1880 when
    (Points: 1)
    the government decided to exterminate the remaining Native Americans in the West.

    the government tried to assimilate Indians through education and the Dawes Act.

    the U.S. Army began to routinely round up Native Americans and execute them.

    the Congress passed legislation forcing Native Americans to adopt mainstream white culture.



    13. Novels and movies of the 1940s and 1950s accurately portrayed the realities of the old American West.
    (Points: 1)
    True

    False

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    whatever

    u and I have one thing in common none of us wants to do ur homework

 

 

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