APUSH Chapter 16

By the Mid 1840s, the American West
contained few migrants from the US
Which of the following Indian Tribes was not found on the Pacific coast of the far west
Chumash
Chinook
Pomo
Creek
Serrano
Creek
In the mid 19th century, The plane indians were
mostly sedentary farmers
Which tribe should NOT be included among the Plains Indians?
Yurok
Sioux
Arapaho
Pawnee
Yurok
Which of the following statements regarding Hispanic New Mexico is FALSE?
At the time of the Mexican War, Hispanics greatly outnumbered Anglo-Americans.
The Spanish had settlements in the area since the seventeenth century.
Taos Indians, allied with Navajos and Apaches, forced out Anglo-Americans until 1847.
By the 1870s, the government of New Mexico was dominated by “territorial rings” of Anglo business people and politicians.
Descendants of the original settlers engaged primarily in cattle and sheep ranching.
Descendants of the original settlers engaged primarily in cattle and sheep ranching.
during the mid 19th century Hispanics living in California
lost ownership of large areas of lands
During the mid 19th Century in the far west the term Coolie
referred to Chinese Indentured Servant
In the 1840s and 1850s in the far west the response by white Americans to the Chinese
was one of the consistent hostility
The Chinese from California became the major source of labor for the transcontinental railroad in part because
they worked for lower wages than what whites would accept
In 1870s in the far west the single largest Chinese Community was located in
San Francisco
Chinese tong were
Secret Societies
The Chinese exclusion of 1862
banned Chinese in the United States from becoming Naturalized Citizens
The Homestead Act of 1862
was expanded by the Timber Culture Act
By 1900 one of the three American territories in the Contigous US that had not been granted statehood was
Arizona
In the second half of the nineteenth century, the working class in the western economy was
highly multiracial.
highly stratified along racial lines.
paid higher wages than workers in the East.
both highly multiracial and paid higher wages than workers in the East.
All these answers are correct.
All these Answers are correct
In the late 19th Century which of the following was not a major western industry that relied on the East for Market Capital
fur trading
Mining in the West
saw individuals prospectors move in first followed by corporations
The Cornstock Lode primarily produced
Silver
Women in the 19th Century in western mining towns
often found work doing domestic tasks
The Western cattle industry saw Mexican ranchers develop
saddles.
spurs.
lariats.
leather chaps.
All these answers are correct.
All these Answers are correct
Early in 1866, a massive joint cattle drive from Texas to Missouri
saw the herds suffer heavy losses.
proved that cattle could be driven to distant markets.
established a link to the booming urban markets of the East.
both proved that cattle could be driven to distant markets, and established a link to the booming urban markets of the East.
All these answers are correct.
All These answers are correct
The town that reigned as the railhead of the cattle kingdom for many years was
Abilene Kansas
In the late 19th Century range wars in the west wars in the west were often between
White American Ranchers and farmers
In the mid 1880s, the open range cattle industry declined as a result of severe weather
severe weather
In the late 19th Century the popular image of the American West
presented a heroic image of cowboys.
perceived the region to be a place offering true freedom.
was promoted by the Rocky Mountain School.
both presented a heroic image of cowboys, and was promoted by the Rocky Mountain School.
All these answers are correct.
All these answers are correct.
The Rocky Mountain School of painting
helped inspire the growth of tourism in the west
in Owen Wisters Novel the Virginian the American Cowboy was
portrayed as a simple and virtuous frontiersman
William Cody’s Wild West Shows
proved to be popular in Europe as well as the US
all of the following writers and artists made significantly contributions to the romanticizing the American West exceptFrederic Remington.
Mark Twain.
Theodore Roosevelt.
James Whistler.
Frederick Jackson Turner.
James Whistler
In The Significance of the Frontier in American History Frederick Jackson Turner claimed
that the end of frontier also marked the end of one of the most important democratizing forces in American Life
Before 1860 the Traditional policy of the federal government was to regard Indians partly as
wards of the President of the US
In the 1850s the US policy of Concentration for Indians
assigned all tribes to their own defined Reservations
The Decimation American Buffalo herds in the late 19th Century
destroyed the ability of Plains Indians to resist the advance of white settlers.
was accelerated by the eastern fad of owning a buffalo robe.
happened almost entirely in the space of a single decade.
was fostered by the railroad companies.
All these answers are correct.
All these answers are correct
The sand creek massacre of 1864involved the killing of Indian women and children.
saw the death of Chief Black Kettle.
was carried out by George Custer.
moved Colonel J. M. Chivington to denounce the U.S. Army.
All these answers are correct.
All of these answers are correct
the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn
saw the destruction of the entire Seventh Calvary
The Indian leader who said I am tired my heart is sick and sad from where the sun now stands I will fight no more forever was
Chief Joseph
In 1886 the end of formal warfare between the United states and American Indians was marked by the Surrender of
Geronimo
In 1890 the ghost dance
was a spirtiul revival among Plains Indians
In 1890 at Wounded Knee South Dakota
the US seventh calvary massacred more than 300 indians
the Dawes Act of 1887
Was designed to force Indians to become landowners and farmers
In the late 19th Century the surge of farming settlement in the west
was a result of many factor but the most important was the railroad
In the late 19th Century fences for plains were usually made from
Barbed wire
In the late 19th Century regarding western agriculture
the reality of farming was very much like its popular image with the public
the western farmers first and most burning grievance against
the railroads
During the 19th Century plain farm life
often lacked any access to the outside world
In his writings during the late 1800s the popular author Harlim Garlands
reflected the growing dissillusionment of western farmers

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