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1

Manifest destiny

Belief to expand the us

2

Animal the Indians relied on?

Bison

3

Dawes act

Kicked Indians out onto reservations

4

Little Bighorn

Last major victory for Indians

5

why was there an increased population in ca in late 1800's

Gold rush

6

What happened to the American Indians as result of discovery of precious metals

Had to move

7

Boom town ghost town

Populated area Bc of gold

People left Bc shortage of gold

8

New technologies for farming

Reaper / plow

9

Barbed wire importance
What ended Bc of it

Kept cattle off crops.
Ended the long drive

10

How did the us gov support the tcrr

Gave each company 6,400 acres of land and $48,000 for every mile

11

National market after tcrr

People could buy and sell things quickly and easily to and from the other side of the nation

12

People involved in the building of the tcrr

Chinese immigrants, Irish immigrants, slaves, civil war veterans.

13

Ethnic group of Cowboys

Spanish, African American.

14

Homestead act

Fail or succession

Homesteaders were giving 160 acres of land for little fee for 5 years


Success. Kept spectators from buying and selling the holdings for more money.