STUDY GUIDE: CHAPTER 13 (The Settlement of the West and the Farmer’s Revolt)
What event marked the end of the Indian Wars?
Why did the policy toward the Indians of the Plains change?
How did the destruction of the buffalo contribute to the defeat of the Indians?
Why did Indian resistance to whites increase in the 1860s?
What did the federal government ultimately do with the Indians?
Why did the Dawes Act fail?
What was the difference between the perception and reality of gold rushes?
How did mining contribute to the development of the United States?
What factors accounted for the cattle boom? What factors ended the period of the great cattle barons and open range?
What factors contributed to the land rush in the West?
How did the federal government aid in the agricultural development of the Plains?
Why was so little of the free land offered by the Homestead Act actually claimed by settlers?
What did governments offer to encourage railroad construction?
Why did western and southern farmers tend to support bimetallism?
What contributed to the rising debt of farmers?
What did the Cleveland administration do in response to the Panic of 1893?
What event marked the collapse of Populism?
What was the primary reason why William Jennings Bryan lost the election of 1896?
MATCHING bimetallism soddy
Fort Laramie Treaty 1851 ghost town
Chisholm Trail long drive boom towns
Grange gold standard
Red River War buffalo chips
Populists vaquero barbed wire bonanza
Helen Hunt Jackson
George Armstrong Custer
Buffalo Bill Cody
William J. Fetterman