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Grade 10 The Frontier
Grade 10 The Frontier
Which of the following marked the end of the wars between the federal government and the Plains Indians?
  1. the Treaty of Fort Laramie
  2. the death of Sitting Bull
  3. the Sand Creek Massacre
  4. the massacre at Wounded Knee
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Grade 10 The Frontier
Pull factors would include all of the following Except
  1. religious freedom
  2. economic opportunity
  3. drought
  4. cheap land
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Who was Wovaka?
  1. The last Queen of Hawaii
  2. The leader of the Sioux who destroyed Custer and his men
  3. A Paiute Shamen who was a self proclaimed Messiah that could raise the dead
  4. A Black Foot chieftain who led the fight for reform on the reservations
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Early prospectors would extract shallow deposits of ore by
  1. hydraulic mining
  2. placer mining
  3. quartz mining
  4. tunnel mining
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The Comstock Lode was a rich deposit of
  1. copper
  2. diamonds
  3. silver
  4. gold
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The supply point for the mining areas in the Rocky Mountain.
  1. Denver
  2. Virginia City
  3. Pikes Peak
  4. Abilene
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Push factors would include all of the reasons listed except
  1. poverty
  2. religious freedom
  3. ethnic prejudice
  4. war
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Destination for the first cattle drive
  1. Virginia City
  2. Sedalia
  3. Abilene
  4. Denver
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All of the following were technological advances made to resolve farming issues in the West EXCEPT
  1. chilled- iron plows
  2. barbed wire
  3. increased employment
  4. farmers burnt "buffalo chips"
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In the 1870s, the Granger movement was organized to promote the interests of
  1. suffragists.
  2. farmers.
  3. factory workers.
  4. recent immigrants.
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When Alaska was added to the United States in 1867, many viewed it as a mistake. It became known as
  1. Alaska Oopsie
  2. Lincoln's Mistake
  3. Seward's Folly
  4. Seward's Screwup
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Grade 10 The Frontier
What famous rifle is known in America as 'The Gun that Won the West'
  1. Henry Repeating Rifle
  2. Colt Peacemaker
  3. Winchester Model 1873
  4. Remington Army Revolver
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