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1 Name Date Ch Change and Conflict in the American West_reordered 1. What happened in California in 1848 that resulted in a population boom for the territory? A. Native American migration B. defeat of Mexican military C. discovery of gold in rivers CORRECT D. development of farmlands 2. What legislation by Congress accelerated the process of Native American assimilation? A. Dawes Act CORRECT B. Homestead Act C. Morrill Land-Grant Act D. Indian Removal Act Short Answer Write a paragraph that best demonstrates you r understanding of the conflicts and opportunities as Americans moved westward. 3. Read the passage below. From which of the following documents was the passage taken? Be it enacted... That any person who is the head of a family, or who has arrived at the age of twenty-one years, and is a citizen of the United States... shall... after the first of January, eighteen hundred and sixtythree, be entitled to enter one quarter section... of unappropriated public lands. - May 20, 1862 A. the Interstate Commerce Act B. the Pacific Railway Act C. the Homestead Act CORRECT D. the Dawes Act 4. The "Big Four" sought government support to construct a A. national steamboat service. B. hydroelectric river dam. C. transcontinental railroad. CORRECT D. Mississippi River bridge. 5. Those who advocated inflationary monetary policy became known as A. federalists. B. gold bugs. C. silverites. CORRECT D. exodusters. 6. Former slaves migrating to the Great Plains were known as A. populists B. vaqueros C. gold bugs D. exodusters CORRECT 7. What political ideology arose from discontented western farmers?

2 A. Gold Standard B. Socialism C. Populism CORRECT D. Manifest Destiny 8. How did many tribes react to being placed on reservations? A. They accepted their position on new lands. B. They fought the expansion of settlements. CORRECT C. They sent lobbyists to talk with legislators. D. They decided to assimilate into America. 9. What event led to the hunting down of Sioux Warriors by federal troops? A. Treaty of Fort Laramie B. Sand Creek Massacre C. Battle of the Little Bighorn CORRECT D. Indian Removal Act of Look at the photograph below of American Indian children studying in a boarding school. Which of the following concepts is illustrated in this photograph? A. allotment B. assimilation CORRECT C. expansionism D. nativism 11. What was the traditional monetary policy maligned by populist politicians? A. greenbacking B. gold standard CORRECT C. inflationism D. silver standard 12. What were Native Americans' beliefs in terms of land rights? A. They believed the land west of the Mississippi was theirs alone. B. They believed that they could share the land with new settlers. C. They believed that land could not be bought, owned or sold. CORRECT D. They believed the railroads would help supply their peoples. 13. Which of the following was an example of a "Granger law"?

3 A. Interstate Commerce Act CORRECT B. Morrill Land-Grant Act C. Homestead Act D. Indian Removal Act 14. The National Grange was an organization made up mainly of A. black settlers. B. injured miners. C. wealthy ranchers. D. frustrated farmers. CORRECT 15. Government control of the supply and value of a country's currency is called A. greenbacking B. gold standard C. inflationism D. monetary policy CORRECT 16. What did the federal government do hoping to end conflict between Indians and settlers? A. It set quotas on the number of settlers moving west. B. It placed physical barriers around Indian lands. C. It provided additional lands to Natives as a buffer. D. It confined most western tribes to reservations. CORRECT 17. Which presidential candidate declared, "You shall not crucify mankind on a cross of gold"? A. William Jennings Bryan CORRECT B. Andrew Johnson C. Benjamin Singleton D. C. P. Huntington 18. Why did many consumers ask for government control over railroads companies? A. Railroads encroached on Native American ancestral hunting grounds. B. Railroads charged excessive rates to those reliant on them for supplies. CORRECT C. Railroads forced many earlier settlers off of their hard-earned lands. D. Railroads brought far too many people West, leading to overcrowding. 19. Why did cowboys drive their cattle north from Texas along the Chisholm Trail? A. to sell their cattle to rich ranchers in Oklahoma B. to find better grazing land for their cattle in states like Kansas C. to ship their cattle to markets in eastern cities like Chicago CORRECT D. to establish cattle ranches near western towns like Denver 20. What did the Homestead Act offer American settlers in the west? A. tools to improve agriculture B. money to purchase goods C. land to work and live on CORRECT D. all of the above 21. Examine the spoke diagram below. Which of the following groups BEST fits in the center of the spoke diagram?

4 A. Exodusters B. Federalists C. Populists CORRECT D. Republicans 22. Why did the U.S. government set up schools for the American Indians? A. They planned on hiring American Indians to build railroads. B. They wanted to assimilate the American Indians into U.S. culture. CORRECT C. They thought the American Indians would tell them where gold was. D. They desired have the American Indians work as farmers. 23. Those who persuade legislators to pass laws favorable to the groups they represent are called A. lobbyists. CORRECT B. populists. C. exodusters. D. gold bugs. 24. Which of the following was a difficulty faced in building a transcontinental railroad? A. raising enough funds B. conflicts with Natives C. rough terrain D. all of the above CORRECT 25. What served as a valuable resource for Great Plains ranchers? A. silver B. coal C. gold D. grass CORRECT 26. What group made up the majority of the Central Pacific's workforce? A. African Americans B. Chinese immigrants CORRECT C. Irish immigrants D. ex-civil War soldiers Mastering the Content Circle the letter next to the best answer. 27. What did members of the Populist Party support in the late 1800s?

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