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Civil War 5th grade
Civil war 5th grade
Found not guilty
Practice of keeping people in separated groups based on their race or culture
To bring charges against a political figure (especially the President)
Laws that limited the rights of formerly enslaved people
People who had been enslaved
System of working the land in which the worker is paid with a “share” of the crop.
Layer of soil held together by the roots of grasses
An area of land set aside by the government for use only by Native Americans
A time of fast economic or population growth
People who were given 160 acres of land after they settled on it for five years
An agreement between different countries or groups of people
An area in which people share some ways of life
Time of fast economic decline
President who ordered Union troops to leave South ending Reconstruction
Rutherford B. Hayes
Well-known African American cowhand
Last monarch to rule Hawaiian Islands
President who was impeached by Congress because they disliked his plan for Reconstruction
War Chief of the Sioux at Battle of Little Bighorn
Helped persuade Congress to buy Alaska from Russia
Chief of the Nez Perce
Leader of the 7th Cavalry at Battle of Little Bighorn
People searching for gold, silver and other minerals
Spiritual leader of the Sioux
Whose plan for Reconstruction aimed to punish the South?
___________________ helped provide formerly enslaved people with an education.
Booker T. Washington
The end of Reconstruction changed life in the South and many African Americans lost what?
They lost their Rights and Freedoms.
Explain the Homestead Act and how it helped the Nation grow.
Give 160 acres of land to any head-of-family who was more than 21 years of age who would live on the land for at least 5 years. Led to expansion of the West.
These two groups of people settled in the west and sometimes had disagreements so they put up fences to keep the other groups from reaching water.
Farmers and Ranchers
Native Americans resisted settlement of the West because ______?
It was their home
What did homesteaders on the Great Plains build their homes out of and why?
Sod. There were lots of it and few trees.
How did Texas Ranchers get their cattle to the market?
First by cattle drive and then by train
Explain how Alaska became part of the United States and why its population grew.
We bought it from Russia. People found Gold.