Name ____________________________ Please study for _____________________ test. Five points extra credit will be given if these papers are returned with a parent’s signature verifying that you studied. _______________________________ Things to know for CHAPTER 6 TEST: Vocabulary-Fill in the blank with a word bank Democracy-a government run by the people Election-choosing something or someone by voting is done by holding this Ferry-a place where boats carry people and goods across a river or narrow body of water, or the boat itself Frontier-the edge of the settled part of a country, or a new land Heirloom-a family possession handed down from generation to generation Loom-a frame or machine used for weaving cloth Nun-a woman who devotes her life to religion and who lives under religious vows Plow-a farm tool that is usually pulled and that cuts and turns over the soil Quilt-a bed covering made of two layers of material with a filling of wool, cotton, or feathers Fill in the blanks without a word bank Two separate cabins with a connecting roof was a dogtrot cabin. A covered breezeway was cooler than the inside of the house in the summertime. The furniture was mostly homemade, although one or two pieces of good furniture were sometimes brought with them. People wanted to move to Missouri because of cheap land and rich soil. The first pioneers looked for land that had trees growing on it. Early pioneers cut notches in logs for their cabins so that they would not need to use nails. Matching with a word bank Bible- this was often the only book a pioneer family had Camp meetings- these were large outdoor religious meetings Candles- these were made from animal fat Circuit riders- these were traveling ministers Dried- fruits and vegetables had this done to preserve them Rose Duchesne- started a school for white, black, and Indian children East- the U.S. government moved several Indian tries to Missouri from here Flax- pioneer women made cloth from this Oxen- pioneers used this for transportation Salt- this was used to cure meat West- later some Indian tribes were moved farther in this direction Short answer You will have two short answer essay questions to answer on the test. You will be allowed to use your book, but you will need to be able to look up the information on your own and answer the questions using complete sentences.