Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See 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.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
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

LH-2nd Grade History

History Material Test 6

A _____ is a person who goes first and clears the way for others to follow. pioneer
What was a pioneer's main possession? a gun
Give 2 reasons a gun was important to pioneers. 1. He could shoot his dinner. 2. He could protect himself.
In 1775, the land that makes up _____ was bought from the Cherokee Indians. Kentucky
_________ was one of the 1st great pioneers. Daniel Boone
How many men were with Daniel Boone when a path was cut through the forests and mountains of Kentucky? 30 men
What tool did the men use to clear the path through Kentucky? an axe
This rough path cut through the forest and mountains became known as the _________. Wilderness Road
Where did this "road" start? Kentucky
Where did this "road" end? Virginia
How did the families moving west travel? in wagon trains
What was the man who had made the trip westward before called? a wagon master
Name 2 reasons it was important to have a wagon master who had made the trip before leading the pioneers. 1. He knew the dangers of the trip. 2. He knew where to hunt for food and water.
Name 6 items the pioneers took on the trip with them. 1. plow 2. blankets 3. food 4. axes 5. clothing 6. cooking kettle
What animal can be over 10 feet long and usually weigh about 1,000 pounds? They were a main source of food for the Indians and looked like they have beards. buffaloes
Thousands of families moved west. True
There were many stores and doctors out west. False
The pioneer families had no sheriffs or laws. True
If the pioneers ran out of something, they could stop at the nearest store. False
The pioneers could not take many of their belongings with them because they did not have enough room in the wagon. True
The pioneers never had any trouble on their trip westward. False
The pioneer children saw prairie bird towns out west. False
Know one trouble the pioneers encountered on their trip westward. 1. broken wheels 2. sickness 3. Wagons got stuck in the mud. 4. Indians
Created by: PVA 2nd Grade
Popular U.S. History sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards