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Chapter 5 Review

Review question for Chapter 5.

Why did basques, from Spain, immigrate to the United States? They emigrated from Spain to raise herds of sheep.
What did Willa Cather write? She wrote stories about western life on the Great Plains.
Where did thousands of people race to, after hearing of gold discovery? They raced to the West.
What is hydraulic mining? A mining process where they shoot water at high pressures to rip away the gravel and dirt and expose the minerals.
What are Exodusters? African Americans who fled to the West due to violence in the South.
What did the Morrill Act require? It required that the sale of this land would go to financing the construction of 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. It was a forced march to the Bosque Redondo Reservation in eastern New Mexico.
What is Joseph Glidden known for? He was an Illinois farmer who patented barbed wire.
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