Unit 1 Western Expansion Assessment Flashcards


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1

The Intent of the Homestead Act was to

encourage white families to develop the West

2

Most Native Americans responded to restrictions placed upon them by the US government by

ignoring the restrictions

3

WhichofthefollowingwasMOSTresponsibleforbringinganendtotheopenrange?

barbed wire

4

The idea that America has a divine given right to expand across the continent was expressed using the term *

manifest destiny

5

In the late nineteenth century, many farmers responded to falling grain prices by joining

Populists

6

The Dawes Act impacted American Indians by

threatening their communal lifestyle

7

The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 resulted in

temporary but severe limitations on the entry of Chinese immigrants

8

What was the last armed conflict to take place between Native Americans and the U.S. Army?

The Battle of Little Bighorn

9

What was the effect of the Dawes Act of 1887?

Many land allotments were given or sold to people who were not American Indians

10

Who were the "silverites"?

farmers

11

In the 1896 presidential election, the Democratic Party nominated William Jennings Bryan as their candidate. Bryan was also supported by which other political party? *

Populist Party

12

Which of the following marked the collapse of Populism? *

Election of William Mckinley

13

The name give to African Americans who migrated from states along the Mississippi River to Kansas in the late 19th Century was known as *

Exodusters

14

Who was the winner of the 1896 Presidential election?

William Mckinley

15

How were the railroads financed? *

Private ownership

16

Which of the following is NOT an effect of the Dawes Act *

Native Americans became wealthy homeowners

17

The first railroad to cross the United States was the

Railroad Transcontinental

18

America's realization of Manifest Destiny leads to the civilized conquering the frontier. *

Western Expansion

19

Which of the following inventions brought an end to the open range on the Great Plains? *

barbed wire

20

This gave 160 acres of land for free to anyone willing to work the land for 5 years

The Homestead Act

21

Of the following, what was the most important invention/improvement responsible for the growth of American industry?

Factories

22

Who were the "Exodusters"?

African Americans who left the South and migrated to the west to find a better life

23

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." *

Chief Joseph

24

Which of the following were points of the Populist Party platform? *

Silver Money

25

Which immigrant group helped to build the Transcontinental Railroad? *

Chinese