The Intent of the Homestead Act was to
encourage white families to develop the West
Most Native Americans responded to restrictions placed upon them by the US government by
ignoring the restrictions
The idea that America has a divine given right to expand across the continent was expressed using the term *
In the late nineteenth century, many farmers responded to falling grain prices by joining
The Dawes Act impacted American Indians by
threatening their communal lifestyle
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 resulted in
temporary but severe limitations on the entry of Chinese immigrants
What was the last armed conflict to take place between Native Americans and the U.S. Army?
The Battle of Little Bighorn
What was the effect of the Dawes Act of 1887?
Many land allotments were given or sold to people who were not American Indians
Who were the "silverites"?
In the 1896 presidential election, the Democratic Party nominated William Jennings Bryan as their candidate. Bryan was also supported by which other political party? *
Which of the following marked the collapse of Populism? *
Election of William Mckinley
The name give to African Americans who migrated from states along the Mississippi River to Kansas in the late 19th Century was known as *
Who was the winner of the 1896 Presidential election?
How were the railroads financed? *
Which of the following is NOT an effect of the Dawes Act *
Native Americans became wealthy homeowners
The first railroad to cross the United States was the
America's realization of Manifest Destiny leads to the civilized conquering the frontier. *
Which of the following inventions brought an end to the open range on the Great Plains? *
This gave 160 acres of land for free to anyone willing to work the land for 5 years
The Homestead Act
Of the following, what was the most important invention/improvement responsible for the growth of American industry?
Who were the "Exodusters"?
African Americans who left the South and migrated to the west to find a better life
Led the Nez Perce Native Americans when they were removed from their homeland in Oregon and placed in Idaho and is famous for using the following words, " We will fight no more, forever." *
Which of the following were points of the Populist Party platform? *
Which immigrant group helped to build the Transcontinental Railroad? *