Flashcards in Social Studies Deck (14):
Belief to expand the us
Animal the Indians relied on?
Kicked Indians out onto reservations
Last major victory for Indians
why was there an increased population in ca in late 1800's
What happened to the American Indians as result of discovery of precious metals
Had to move
Boom town ghost town
Populated area Bc of gold
People left Bc shortage of gold
New technologies for farming
Reaper / plow
Barbed wire importance
What ended Bc of it
Kept cattle off crops.
Ended the long drive
How did the us gov support the tcrr
Gave each company 6,400 acres of land and $48,000 for every mile
National market after tcrr
People could buy and sell things quickly and easily to and from the other side of the nation
People involved in the building of the tcrr
Chinese immigrants, Irish immigrants, slaves, civil war veterans.
Ethnic group of Cowboys
Spanish, African American.