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1

What did the growth and settlement in Oregon and California show

The number of people crossing the plains increased

2

What where conditions in Oregon and California good for

Farming

3

What where farmers producing by 1850s

Wheat

4

What where the farmers doing with the wheat

Exporting grains to Europe

5

When had settlement begun on the Great Plains

1950

6

What where the two new territories on the plains

Kansas and Nebraska

7

What did the us government open for settlement

Kansas and Nebraska

8

Where were Kansas and Nebraska

Behind the Indian frontier

9

Why was farming for the whites problematic on the plains

Few trees
Hot summers
Half the rainfall than the east
Few rivers

10

What issues did the migrants traveling and settling on the plains cause for the Indians

The migrants killed many buffalo
Grass shortages because the carts and horses are it