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Great Plains

During the nineteenth century, people's ______________ of the Great Plains changed. perceptions
The Great Plains are made up of ____________ that rise gradually from east to west. flatlands
The land of the Great Plains is __________ by wind and water. eroded
There is little __________ in the Great Plains. rainfall
There are frequent ___________ storms in the Great Plains. dust
Because of new technologies, people saw the Great Plains not as a ____________ ___________, but as a vast area to be settled. treeless wasteland
This invention allowed people to mark property lines and keep their livestock contained. barbed wire
This invention was sharper and and better suited for digging in the dry, tough soil of the midwest. steel plow
This farming technique allowed farming in areas with little rainfall. dry farming
This adaptation allowed people to build shelter in the Great Plains where there were little trees or stones. sod houses
The grasslands were a perfect pasture area for these grazing animals. beef cattle
This type of plant grows best in drier climates. wheat
This invention pumped water from under the ground. wind mills
This invention connected the Atlantic with the Pacific. Transcontinental railroad
New opportunities and technological advances led to westward migration after the __________ __________. Civil War
Opportunities to ______ land was one reason for westward migration. own
Technological advances, such as the _________________ ___________________, encouraged some people to move west. transcontinental railroad
The discovery of _____________ lured some people to the West. gold
Former slaves moved west in search of a ______ _________________. new beginning
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