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what is rail road that crossed the continent and connected the east and west? transcontinental rail road
what is a underdeveloped area? frontier
what is a huge deposit of gold and silver that was found in Nevada in 1859 comstock lode
what are community that grew suddenly when a mine opened boom town
long journey where cow boys herded cattle to the market cattle drive
u.s. troops sent west to force Indians to leave buffalo soliders
name given to plain farmers sod buster
what is a decrease in the money supply and overall prices deflation
what is a social and educational organization for farmers national grange
Name given to people from the south moving to the west exodusters

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Westward Movement Word Search

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Comstock Lode
Chinese
fort laramie
reservations
little big horn
massacre at wounded knee
Dawes General Allotment Act
national grange
deflation
sitting bull
crazyhorse
Geronimo
sod house
long walk
Sodbusters
Exodusters
George Custer
Ghost Dance
Transcontinental Railroad
Cattle Kingdom
Pony Express
Boomtowns
Chief Joseph
Homestead Act
Morrill Act
Chisolm Trail
frontier

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The Westward Expansion Crossword

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large farms owned by speculators who hired laborers to work the land; these large farms allowed their owners to benefit from economies of scale and prosper, but they did nothing to help small family farms, which continued to struggle bonanza farms
a frontier home constructed of dirt held together by thick-rooted prairie grass that was prevalent in the Midwest; sod, cut into large rectangles, was stacked to make the walls of the structure, providing an inexpensive, yet damp, house for western settlers sod house
Sod houses were common in the ________ as settlers moved west Midwest
This phrase, which implies divine encouragement for territorial expansion Manifest Destiny
allowed any head of household, or individual over the age of twenty-one—including unmarried women—to receive a parcel of 160 acres for only a nominal filing fee. Homestead Act
a term used to describe African Americans who moved to Kansas from the Old South to escape the racism there western settlers: The first houses built by __________ were typically made of mud and sod with thatch roofs exodusters
Farmers also faced the ever-present threat of _______and farm foreclosure by the banks debt
primary goal of most western settlers homestead farming
he period between 1848 and 1849 when prospectors found large strikes of gold in California, leading others to rush in and follow suit; this period led to a cycle of boom and bust through the area, as gold was discovered, mined, and stripped California Gold Rush
the first significant silver find in the country, discovered by Henry T. P. Comstock in 1859 in Nevada Comstock Lode
this armed conflict between cowboys moving cattle along the trail and ranchers who wished to keep the best grazing lands for themselves occurred in Clay County, Texas, between 1883 and 1884 Fence Cutting War
What specific types of hardships did an average American farmer not face as he built his homestead in the Midwest? hostile Indian attacks
The American cowboy owes much of its model to what other culture? Mexicans
Which of the following was not a primary method by which the American government dealt with American Indians during the period of western settlement? appeasement
an attempt to disarm a group of Lakota Sioux Indians near Wounded Knee, South Dakota, which resulted in members of the Seventh Cavalry of the U.S. Army opening fire and killing over 150 Indians Battle of Wounded Knee
the process by which an Indian was “redeemed” and assimilated into the American way of life by changing his clothing to western clothing and renouncing his tribal customs in exchange for a parcel of land Americanization
What brought the majority of Chinese immigrants to the U.S.? gold
How were Hispanic citizens deprived of their wealth and land in the course of western settlement? land seizures
were individual prospectors who sifted gold out of the dirt and gravel through “panning” or by diverting a stream through a sluice box Forty-Niners
provided a quick path from Texas to railroad terminals in Abilene, Wichita, and Dodge City, Kansas, where cowboys would receive their pay. Chisholm Trail
also known as “devil’s rope” barbed wire
who brought their families west? wealthy men
many of the long-trail cattle riders were? African American
This agreement established distinct tribal borders, essentially codifying the reservation system First Treaty of Fort Laramie
. Rather, they either returned to tribal life or fled out of fear of remaining troops, until the ____________ arrived in greater numbers and began to exterminate Indian U.S. Army

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The Last Frontier Crossword

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A vein of metal ore deposited in the earth. lode
The lode that Henry Comstock found with James Finney in the Virginia Mountains of Western Nevada was the ___________Lode. Comstock
The Bland-_________ Act set the price of silver at the ratio of 16.1 Allison
A former cattle trail from San Atonio, Texas to Abilene was the __________ Trail. Chisholm
Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving rounded up 2,000 herds of cattle on the Goodnight-________________trail. Loving
The Trail__________ was in charge of the men, equipment, and animals. Boss
The __________ was usually the youngest of the hands and was paid the least. Wrangler
Philip _________ was and industrailist who moved to Chicago to start a meat packing industry. Armour
Gustavus _________ made a refrigerated train car for the maet packing industry. Swift
The ______-products left over from killing an animal, like shin and bone. By
The __________________ Act opened western lands for free settlement. Homstead
Land that is reserved for the Indians only was called the Indian ______________. Territory
People who made their clams illigaly are called _________. Sooners
A sod ____________ was made out of strips of sod, white washed in the inside, and a woven stick and clay roof. House
Used wind to pump up water. Windmill
Joseph_________ made th barbed-wire fence. Glidden
__________ free delivery is what Post Offices used to keep costs down so it wouldn't cost more to send a letter to a soddie than it did to send it to New York City. Rural
A social organization for farmers, started by Oliver H. Kelley. Grange
George A. __________ misjudged the strength and determination of a group of Soix warriors. Custer
_________ _________ took up arms against the U.S. Fedral government. Crazy Horse
The indian medicine man who inspired the attack against the U.S. Fedrak government was named, Sitting ________. Bull
The chief of the Nez Pierce. Joseph
Tracts of land set aside for the Indians. Reservations
The leader of the Apaches. Geronimo
The government put the lndians who had not resisted here __________. Wards
The__________ Act assumed that the way of Indian life no longer worked. Dawes
THe worlds single richest gold mine. Homestake Mine
Jesse and Frank __________ were robbers after being Confederate raiders. James
Billy the ________ started out by fighting in cattle wars, and by the time he was 18 he was charged with 12 murders. Kid
_________ Bart was called the gentleman crook. Black
Bill __________ was the U.S. marshal for 35 years, and only used guns when he had to. Tilghman
Harry __________ was an outlaw in the Wild West. Tracy
Tom _________ was the sherrif who fought more with his hands than his gun smith
Wyatt ____________ was the sherriff who ws not well liked, people considered him a murderer. Earp
Bat _______________ was a sherriff, but later became a sportswriter. Materson

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The Western Frontier Crossword

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Growing hostilities between settlers and Native Americans in eastern Colorado Sand Creek Massacre
Custer's Last Stand Little Bighorn
Leader of the Nez Perce Chief Joseph
Ghost Dance that led to the end of Native American resistance to federal authority Wounded Knee
Author of book describing broken promises to Native Americans Helen Hunt Jackson
Fenced off land cheaply and easily Barbed wire
Settlers could acquire 160 acres of land for 10 dollars by living there for 5 years Homestead Act
States established agricultural and mechanical colleges Morrill Land Grant
Plowed the soil on the Great Plains sodbusters
Discovery of silver that led to the creation of a boomtown Comstock Lode
Railroad that linked the nation from east to west Transcontinental Railroad
Immigrant labor used to by the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Chinese and Irish
Location where the two great railroads were joined linking the country from Atlantic to Pacific Promontory Point Utah
Assimilation policy that allotted Native Americans 160 acres of land to farm Dawes Act

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Chapter 17 Crossword

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the phrase, coined by journalist John O’Sullivan, which came to stand for the idea that white Americans had a calling and a duty to seize and settle the American West with Protestant democratic values Manifest Destiny
a term used to describe African Americans who moved to Kansas from the Old South to escape the racism there exodusters
large farms owned by speculators who hired laborers to work the land; these large farms allowed their owners to benefit from economies of scale and prosper, but they did nothing to help small family farms, which continued to struggle bonanza farms
a frontier home constructed of dirt held together by thick-rooted prairie grass that was prevalent in the Midwest; sod, cut into large rectangles, was stacked to make the walls of the structure, providing an inexpensive, yet damp, house for western settlers sod house
What specific types of hardships did an average American farmer not face as he built his homestead in the Midwest? hostile Indian attacks
What group was not impacted by the invention of barbed wire? illegal prostitutes
The American cowboy owes much of its model to what other culture? Mexicans
the period between 1848 and 1849 when prospectors found large strikes of gold in California, leading others to rush in and follow suit; this period led to a cycle of boom and bust through the area, as gold was discovered, mined, and stripped California Gold Rush
the first significant silver find in the country, discovered by Henry T. P. Comstock in 1859 in Nevada Comstock Lode
this armed conflict between cowboys moving cattle along the trail and ranchers who wished to keep the best grazing lands for themselves occurred in Clay County, Texas, between 1883 and 1884 Fence Cutting War
What did the Last Arrow pageant symbolize? finalstep
what was not a primary method by which the American government dealt with American Indians during the period of western settlement? appeasement
the process by which an Indian was “redeemed” and assimilated into the American way of life by changing his clothing to western clothing and renouncing his tribal customs in exchange for a parcel of land Americanization
an attempt to disarm a group of Lakota Sioux Indians near Wounded Knee, South Dakota, which resulted in members of the Seventh Cavalry of the U.S. Army opening fire and killing over 150 Indians Battle of Wounded Knee
a militia raid led by Colonel Chivington on an Indian camp in Colorado, flying both the American flag and the white flag of surrender; over one hundred men, women, and children were killed Sand Creek Massacre
the Spanish name for White Caps, the rebel group of Hispanic Americans who fought back against the appropriation of Hispanic land by whites; for a period in 1889–1890, they burned farms, homes, and crops to express their growing anger at the injustice of the situation las Gorras Blancas
How were Hispanic citizens deprived of their wealth and land in the course of western settlement? land seizures
What brought the majority of Chinese immigrants to the U.S.? gold
In the nineteenth century, the Hispanic, Chinese, and white populations of the country ___________. collided
Chinese immigrants, Hispanic citizens were relegated to the______-paying jobs worst
The original ___________ were individual prospectors who sifted gold out of the dirt Forty-Niners
An even more violent confrontation occurred between large ranchers and small farmers in Johnson County, Wyoming, where cattle ranchers organized a lynching bee
a Canadian-born fur trapper, Henry Comstock
While the______ industry lacked the romance of the Gold Rush cattle
the _______ expanded rail lines and invested in ranches east

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The Gilded Age Crossword

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Completed in 1869 Transcontinental
Invented the telephone and the metal detector Alexander
The negative look on big buisness Robber Barons
sold steel furnaces and is from scottland Carnegie
Created his own trust Rockefeller
When one company controls all aspects of one company Vertical Integration
The positive look on big buisness Captains of Industry
Workers protested in Chicago Hay Market
Man who almost got assasinated Frick
12 workers were killed and wages were cut by 25% to 40% Pulman Strike
Name of contract worker were forced to sign Yellow Dog
Blacks who were moving out west Exodusters
Name of tribe that got placed on a reservation Apache
Name of tribe that got placed on a reservation Cheyenne
Name of chief the led the Nez Perce Tribe Joseph
name of battle were Indians were captured and put back on the reservation Big Hole Basin
People that started to live on native land squatters
A group of people that started to pressure congress to give them free land Boomers
Name of event where 2 million acres were for free Oklahoma Land Rush
People who arrived at the Oklahoma land rush early Sooners
Group that wanted deflation Goldbugs

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Agriscience Crossword

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i believe in the future of agriculture
who wrote the ffa creed E.M. tiffany
what happen in 1917 smith-hughes act
which state was first to have future farmer club Virginia
1935 new farmers of america
public law 740 passed what federal charter
1988 name change
grade and evaluate dairy cattle dairy evaluation
grade and evaluate beef cattle,sheep,swine,and goats livestock judging
recitation of the ffa creed creed speaking
national blue and corn gold colors
national scope of ffa eagle
labor and tillage of the soil plow
knowledge and wisdom owl
cross section of ear of corn unity
learning to do doing to learn earning to live living to serve ffa motto
1969 girls allowed
1928 national organization
other organization related to agriculture grange
30 minutes to prepare a speech extemporaneous

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Collective Nouns Word Search

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army
audience
band
cattle
children
class
colony
family
flock
herd
litter
mice
pack
school
team

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Chapter 18 The Last Frontier Crossword

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A deposit of precious metal Lode
What yeilded more then $400 millian worth of precious metals 55% silver 45% gold? Comstock Lode
In 1862, what opened Western lands for free settlement? Homestead Act
________designed the first practical barbed wire. Jospeph Glidden
What required the government to buy silver? Bland Aliison Act
Most Cowboys of the frontier were _______. Very young
People under te care and protection of others ________. Wards
________ was defeated at Little Big Horn by a group of Sioux warriors. George Custer
Areas set aside for Native Americans. Reservations
Source of gold in the Black Hills. Homestake Mine
Who gave land to individual Native Americans for self support? Dawes Act
What invention helped the prairie farmers pump water from a well? Windmill

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Beef industry Crossword

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Meat humans consume from harvested cattle. Beef
Castrated male. Steer
Young or mature male. Bull
The species name for cattle. Bovine
Mature female. Cow
Breed of cattle that originated in Europe BosTaurus
Young female. Heifer
Cattle stay in groups called Herds
Act of giving birth in cattle. Calving
Beef cattle can digest high amounts of roughage or forage - hay or grass. Because of this they are called what? Ruminants
Turn to describe young. Calf
This is a cut of beef from the shoulder and neck of cattle. Chuck
these cattle producers raise registered cattle with a breed association Seedstock

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