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Chapter 5 review 2
Chapter 5 Review
|Why did basques, from Spain, immigrate to the United States?
|They were going to California to feed the miners during the gold rush.
|What did Willa Cather write?
|She Was a writer that would write stories about life on the great plains.
|Where did thousands of people race to, after hearing of gold discovery?
|Because they believed they could get rich and plus it was a discovery so they wanted to see it.
|What is hydraulic mining?
|Hydraulic mining is a mining technique that uses water pressure to remove gravel and dirt, exposing the minerals underneath.
|What are Exodusters?
|Exodusters are southern african americans who settled western lands in the late 1800’s.
|What did the Morrill Act require?
|Federal law that gave land to western states to build agricultural and engineering colleges.
|Who asked President Rutherford B. Hayes to allow the Paiute to return to their homeland?
|Which Secretary of State negotiated with Russia to purchase Alaska?
|William H. Seward
|Explain what the Long Walk was.
|The government forced the Navajo to move settlements from Idaho to Arizona.
|What is Joseph Glidden known for?
|Creating barbed wire.