Chapter 26 -"The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution"AP Review Questions

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  1. 1

    All of the following factors contributed to the ultimate surrender of the Plains Indians by the 1880s EXCEPT the

  2. 2

    In an effort to assimilate Indians into American society, the Dawes Act did all of the following EXCEPT

  3. 3

    What was the most important role played by the mining frontier?

  4. 4

    Which of the following was NOT a serious obstacle or difficulty encountered by families seeking to farm in the Frontier West?

  5. 5

    Among the following, which group was least likely to mingrate to the cattle and farming frontier of the West?

  6. 6

    Why were Americans disturbed when the superintendent of the census announced in 1890 that a stable frontier line was no longer discernible?

  7. 7

    How does the safety-valve theory of frontier America explain the sole of the West in dampening class conflict in the United States?

  8. 8

    Which of the following did late-nineteenth-century farmers believe to be most responsible for their difficult economic circumstances?

  9. 9

    The populist party sought to win farmers' and labor's political support by endorsing all the following EXCEPT

  10. 10

    What was the primary lesson drawn by labor unions, Populists, and debtors from the violent and legal end of the Pullman railway strike?

  11. 11

    All of the following characterized the election of 1890 EXCEPT

  12. 12

    What was the primary cause of the monetary inflation that eventually relieved, but did not end, the social and economic hardships of the late nineteenth century?

  13. 13

    In post-Civil War America, what was the only reason that Indians voluntarily surrendered their ancestral grounds?

  14. 14

    What sparked a new round of warfare between the Sioux tribe and the U.S. Army in 1874?

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