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5-2 Settling on the Great Plains. Settlers Move Westward to Farm. How did the transcontinental railroad open up the west for settlement? How did the federal govt. encourage western settlement? What steps did the govt take to preserve the nation’s dwindling open land space?.

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Settlers move westward to farm
Settlers Move Westward to Farm

  • How did the transcontinental railroad open up the west for settlement?

  • How did the federal govt. encourage western settlement?

  • What steps did the govt take to preserve the nation’s dwindling open land space?


Settlers meet the challenges of the plains
Settlers Meet the Challenges of the Plains

  • What forms of shelter did the plains settlers develop?

  • What technology did settlers rely on to help them tame the prairie?

  • What hardships did farmers face in the late 1800’s?


Terms and names
Terms and Names

  • Define:

    • Homestead Act

    • Exoduster

    • Soddy

    • Morrill Act

    • Bonanza farms


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