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US HY 2 - Unit 1 Test

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  • Q1
    What two animals were imperative to the Plain Indians?
    Coyotes and deer
    Lions and zebras
    Eagles and wolves
    Bison and horses
  • Q2
    What were some tasks typically performed by Native American women in the settlement of the West?
    Constructing shelters and buildings.
    Engaging in warfare and protection.
    Trading and bartering with settlers.
    Gathering Food, and using matierals from nature to create shelter and buildings
    Gathering food and materials from nature.
    Hunting and fishing for food.
  • Q3
    What was the primary role of men in Native American culture during the settlement of the West?
    Art and craftsmanship
    Hunting and warfare
    Farming and cooking
    Medicine and healing
  • Q4
    What lured settlers into the West to settle in what would later become known as California?
  • Q5
    Why were settlers willing to move out west during the 1840’s - 1850’s?
    Fear of crowded cities
    Opportunity for land ownership and economic prosperity
    Desire for better weather
    To escape political conflicts
  • Q6
    What was the cause of the Red River war?
    Conflicts over land and resources
    Religious tensions
    Economic depression
    Political disagreements
  • Q7
    What military general stated gold was found in the Black Hills region of South Dakota?
    George Armstrong Custer
    Ulysses S. Grant
    Douglas MacArthur
    Robert E. Lee
  • Q8
    What was the outcome of the Battle of Little Bighorn?
    Custer's forces were defeated and Custer himself was killed.
    Custer's forces were victorious.
    The battle ended in a truce.
    The Native American forces were defeated.
  • Q9
    What law was passed to force Native Americans to “Americanize” themselves?
    Emancipation Proclamation
    Sherman Antitrust Act
    Homestead Act
    Dawes Act
  • Q10
    What was the main cause of the Battle of Wounded Knee?
    The U.S. government's attempt to disarm the Lakota Sioux.
    A dispute over trade agreements.
    Religious differences between the Lakota Sioux and the U.S. government.
    Conflict over territory rights.
  • Q11
    How did the federal government encourage settlement out West in the 1860's?
    By passing the Homestead Act
    By restricting access to land
    By encouraging migration to the East
    By imposing taxes on settlers
  • Q12
    What was the goal of the Populist movement in the late 1800’s?
    To address the concerns of farmers and laborers and promote their interests.
    To abolish the two-party system.
    To establish a monarchy in the United States.
    To expand the power of the wealthy industrialists.
    To promote isolationism and restrict immigration.
  • Q13
    In what city were the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads connected?
    Promontory Summit
    San Francisco
  • Q14
    What were the working conditions like for railroad laborers who built the Pacific Railway?
    Easy and effortless
    Dangerous and harsh
    Flexible and relaxed
    Comfortable and pleasant
  • Q15
    What two groups were negatively impacted by the development of the railroads?
    Banks and investors
    Women and children
    Immigrants and factory workers
    Farmers and Native Americans

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