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Chapter 2 Vocab.

TermDefinition
Vigilance Committee Volunteered who capture criminals.
Hydraulic Mining A type of mining using high pressured water to remove sediment, and retrieve minerals of value.
Open Range An open grazing land for cattle owned by the federal government.
Hacienda Acres of land used for plantation.
Barrios Spanish-speaking neighborhoods.
Homestead Land available for living.
Dry Farming Planting seeds deeper in the ground for more moisture.
Sodbuster Someone who plows land.
Bonanza Farm Very large plantations usually owned by large corporations.
Nomad Someone who is constantly moving and traveling.
Annuities The duty to make such a payment to someone or something annually.
Assimilate To bring your custom or culture to other people.
Allotment Assigned land to someone for a specific purpose.
Created by: alysa.reid