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  1. Westward Expansion Jeopardy

  2. Colonial America Jeopardy Double Jeopardy Final Jeopardy

  3. People 100 • Some of the first people to settle in a new area. • Who are pioneers?

  4. People 200 • People who explore an area in search of gold. • Who are prospectors?

  5. People 300 • A person who catches animals in order to kill them and sell their fur. • Who is a trapper?

  6. People 400 • The leader of a work crew. • Who is a foreman?

  7. People 500 • People who move to a new land to live. • Who are settlers?

  8. Places 100 • A branch or building of an organization that is not with the main building. • What is an outpost?

  9. Places 200 • A building where things are made by machines, such as cloth. • What is a mill?

  10. Places 300 • A place where ships and boats can load and unload. • What is a port?

  11. Places 400 • Place where people trade goods with the people who live in an area. • What is a trading post?

  12. Places 500 • A group of buildings and the people living in them. • What is a settlement?

  13. Tools 100 • To beat and shake cream in a wooden container to make butter. • What is churn?

  14. Tools 200 • A gray rock that can be split into thin layers. Pioneer students wrote on them instead of paper. • What is slate?

  15. Tools 300 • A machine that communicates by coded signals that travel over wires by electrical currents. • What is the telegraph?

  16. Tools 400 • A tool used to create a horizontal line that is used in surveying and construction. • What is a level?

  17. Tools 500 • A document given by the government or a company that promises the payment of money at a certain time in the future. • What are a bond?

  18. Land 100 • An area of land set aside by the U.S. government for American Indians. • What is a reservation?

  19. Land 200 • The unsettled territories of western North America in the 1800s. It stretched from the Missouri River to the California coast and north. • What is the frontier?

  20. Land 300 • The place where a river divides into two branches. • What is a fork?

  21. Land 400 • An area of the United States that is not yet a state. • What is a territory?

  22. Land 500 • Crossing the continent. • What is transcontinental?

  23. Travel 100 • A boat with a square sail designed for shallow waters that can carry heavy loads. • What is a keelboat?

  24. Travel 200 • A machine that is moved by the power of an interior engine. • What is a locomotive?

  25. Travel 300 • Carry boats and supplies between two waterways. • What is portage?

  26. Travel 400 • A small carriage drawn by horses. • What is a stagecoach?

  27. Travel 500 • A railroad track that branches off from the main track. • What is a spur?

  28. Daily Double

  29. Daily Double

  30. Colonial America Double Jeopardy Final Jeopardy

  31. Expansion 200 • A long trip. • What is a journey?

  32. Expansion 400 • A group of people traveling together for safety through difficult or dangerous country. • What is a caravan?

  33. Expansion 600 • A piece of land in the West that was given to a settler by the U.S. government. • What is a homestead?

  34. Expansion 800 • Units of measure that are used for measuring land. • What are acres?

  35. Expansion 1000 • The belief that God gave white Americans the right to take over lands that belonged to other people. • What is Manifest Destiny?

  36. Land 200 • A large area of flat land with grass but few or no trees. • What is a prairie?

  37. Land 400 • The highest point. • What is the summit?

  38. Land 600 • Narrow, steep-sided valleys. • What is a ravine?

  39. Land 800 • The physical features of an area of land, such as mountains, rivers, and canyons. • What is terrain?

  40. Land 1000 • The school we go to. • What is Centerra Mirage?

  41. Misc. 200 • Making something move from one place to another. • What is driving?

  42. Misc. 400 • Good for making and growing things. • What is fertile?

  43. Misc. 600 • To dig into the earth to take out valuable metals. • What is to mine?

  44. Misc. 800 • A dangerous disease that causes severe sickness and diarrhea. • What is cholera?

  45. Misc. 1000 • A large number of people. • What is droves?

  46. More Expansion 200 • The process of making a territory larger. • What is expansion?

  47. More Expansion 400 • To run in panic. • What is a stampede?

  48. More Expansion 600 • To live in or occupy a region. • What is inhabit?

  49. More Expansion 800 • To leave one area of a country and move to another. • What is emigrate?

  50. More Expansion 1000 • Newest building at school. • What is the gym?