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Geography

Geography

Santa Fe is in which state?

  • Arizona

  • New Mexico

  • Colorado

  • California


Geography1

Geography

Which capital belongs to the non-

contiguous region?

  • Sacramento

  • Tallahassee

  • Honolulu

  • Richmond


Geography2

Geography

Which group of famous cities would

you find in the Northeastern part of the

United States?

  • San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle

  • Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit

  • New York, Boston, Pittsburgh

  • Atlanta, Washington D.C., New Orleans


Geography3

Geography

What United States city is known for

their steel plants?

  • Pittsburgh

  • Detroit

  • Chicago

  • Philadelphia


Geography4

Geography

If you were an African American in the

1920’s, where would you live in order to

have a better standard of living?

  • Montgomery, Alabama

  • Nashville, Tennessee

  • Boston, Massachusetts

  • Atlanta, Georgia


Geography5

Geography

The textile industry in the United

States is associated with what area?

  • New England

  • Pacific Region

  • Detroit

  • Los Angeles


Geography6

Geography

What states are located in the

southwest region of the United States?

  • Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire

  • Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico

  • Alaska, California, Hawaii

  • Maryland, Delaware, Virginia


Geography7

Geography

Which group of cities is located in the

southwestern region of the United

States?

  • Honolulu, Juneau

  • Atlanta, New Orleans

  • San Antonio, Santa Fe

  • Boston, Philadelphia


Westward expansion

Westward Expansion

Chief Joseph led the Nez Perce Indians

toward Canada, but finally decided he

must -

  • Enjoy life on a reservation

  • Surrender to the army

  • Live in Mexico

  • Continue to fight


Westward expansion1

Westward Expansion

What led to the collapse of the cattle

drives in the west?

  • There was no way to get the cattle to the east.

  • There were too many cattle for the open range.

  • The creation of the transcontinental railroad.

  • Sheep ranchers took over the open range.


Westward movement

Westward Movement

After the Civil War, what two valuable

minerals were discovered in the West?

  • coal and silver

  • copper and coal

  • gold and coal

  • silver and gold


Westward expansion2

Westward Expansion

What was the result of prospectors

moving to new mining sites?

  • Homesteads

  • Boom towns

  • Indian reservations

  • Ghost towns


Westward expansion3

Westward Expansion

How did the invention of barbed wire and the steel

plow influence the westward movement?

  • It allowed people to move to more challenging environments.

  • It improved tobacco farming in Virginia.

  • It improved railroad construction.

  • It allowed farmers to plant more crops.


Westward expansion4

Westward Expansion

Due to low rainfall on the Great Plains,

farmers adapted their techniques by

using which of the following?

  • Sod homes

  • Dry farming

  • Railroads

  • Barbed wire


Westward expansion5

Westward Expansion

What form of shelter did settlers use

because of the scarcity of trees on the

Great Plains?

  • Teepee

  • Grass hut

  • Log cabin

  • Sod house


Westward expansion6

Westward Expansion

What new invention allowed wheat

farmers to harvest their crops more

quickly?

  • Steel plow

  • Windmill

  • Barbed wire

  • Railroads


Westward expansion7

Westward Expansion

Which best describes the features and

climate of the Great Plains?

  • Flatlands that rise gradually from east to west.

  • Land eroded by dust storms and water

  • Low rainfall

  • All of the above


Westward expansion8

Westward Expansion

What reason caused people to expand

westward?

  • Opportunities for land ownership

  • Transcontinental railroad

  • Gold and silver

  • All of the above


Westward expansion9

Westward Expansion

What physical feature of the Great

Plains made the land ideal for raising

cattle?

  • Abundant trees

  • Flat open prairie

  • Large rivers

  • Rolling hills


Westward expansion10

Westward Expansion

What motivated the government policy

of forcing all Native Americans onto

reservations?

  • A desire to protect their way of life

  • To give them voting rights

  • To get more land for settlers

  • To punish settlers for stealing land


Westward expansion11

Westward Expansion

The idea of Manifest Destiny meant

what?

  • Native Americans had an equal claim to the lands in the west.

  • Slavery should be allowed in the west.

  • No more European colonies would be allowed in America.

  • The United States had the right to expand to the Pacific Ocean.


Westward expansion12

Westward Expansion

Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull played a

part in the _____?

  • Battle of Little Big Horn

  • Civil War

  • Sand Creek Massacre

  • Spanish American War


Westward expansion13

Westward Expansion

The completion of the Transcontinental

Railroad in 1869 contributed to the

settlement of what region of the United

States?

  • Northeast

  • Southeast

  • Western Rocky Mountains

  • Non-contiguous


Westward expansion14

Westward Expansion

What was the impact of the westward

movement on the Native Americans?

  • Reservations

  • Gold

  • Homestead Act

  • Civil War


Westward expansion15

Westward Expansion

Buffalo in the west were on the verge

Of _____?

  • Being domesticated

  • Extermination

  • Set aside for Indians

  • All of the above


Westward expansion16

Westward Expansion

Which of the following was a provision

of the Homestead Act?

  • Gold

  • Transcontinental Railroad

  • 160 acres of land

  • Cattle drives


Westward expansion17

Westward Expansion

Which of the following men fought in

the Battle of Little Big Horn?

  • George Custer

  • Teddy Roosevelt

  • Chief Joseph

  • Abraham Lincoln


Westward expansion18

Westward Expansion

The Transcontinental Railroad helped

to link the following?

  • Arctic Ocean to the Indian Ocean

  • Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean

  • Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean

  • Atlantic Ocean to the Indian Ocean


Westward expansion19

Westward Expansion

An Indian reservation is?

  • Hunting ground for all Americans

  • A national park for Indians

  • Land set aside for Indians

  • Land set aside for buffalo


Westward expansion20

Westward Expansion

The Homestead Act of 1862 helped

the development of the West by?

  • Granting land for the construction of the transcontinental railroad

  • Allowing slavery to spread through the territories

  • Providing free land to settlers

  • Placing Native Americans on reservations


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