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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? Sarah winnemucca
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.
Created by: Luke Rasberry