Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Unit 6

Ch 13 & 14 Growing West & Industrialized East

Push/pull factors reasons people leave an area and reasons people move into another location(in example-overcrowding of East and gold in the West)
Homestead Act passed by Congress in 1862 provided 160 acres of land to citizens willing to go west
long drive movement of longhorn cattle from Texas ranches north with cowboys
range wars pockets of violence between cowboys and farmers as the open range was turned into farmland
transcontinental railroad country connected by railroad for the first time when two lines met at Promontory Point, Utah
sod houses homes on the Great Plains constructed by settlers out of sod as lumber was not available
Annie Oakley known as Little Sure Shot
Calamity Jane female sharpshooter and horsewoman
Billy the Kid gunslinger of the West rumored to have killed a person for every year of his life
Wyatt Earp famous lawman of Tombstone Arizona who was part of the famous gunfight at the OK Corral
Jesse James train and bank robber
Wild Bill Hickok gunslinger who was killed while playing poker by being shot in the head
Clara Brown frontier woman who was born a slave but later grew rich in the laundry business in Colorado
Wounded Knee last armed conflict between the Plains Indians and the US Army
Battle of Little Bighorn also known as Custer's Last Stand - 7th Cavalry was killed by Sioux (led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse) and Cheyenne
Battle of Washita preceded the Battle of Little Big horn between the US Army led by Custer versus the Cheyenne led by Chief Black Kettle
Ghost Dance movement designed to bring back the buffalo, old ways, and remove the whites
Americanization process designed to assimilate Indian children into white society by stripping them of their culture in boarding schools
Dawes Act instead of tribal ownership of land, this piece of legislation provided each tribal member with 160 acres
US- Dakota War violence in Minnesota between Dakota Indians and white settlers, in the end 38 Dakota men were executed at Mankato in the largest mass execution in American history
Populism Political movement of the people
the Grange began as a social outlet for farmers but grew into a political movement against railroad abuses
Rockefeller created Standard Oil Company
Carnegie made millions in the steel industry
Marry Harris Jones advocate for coal miners and children
Interstate Commerce Act designed to supervise railroad activities
American Federation of Labor Labor Union of skilled laborers who used collective bargaining to negotiate better wages and working conditions led by Samuel Gompers
Sherman Antitrust Act made it illegal to form a trust that interfered with free trade
William Jennings Bryan Populist Party Presidential nominee in 1896
George Pullman owned a factory and town for his employees, site of an ugly strike in 1894
Created by: ndouvier