The West 2

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michelleroberts
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The West 2
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2013-04-16 13:10:27
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  1. The transcontinental railroad was complete when the two railroad companies met where?
    Promontory Point, Utah
  2. Where was gold discovered in California?
    Sutter's Mill
  3. What was the nickname given to those who traveled to California in search of gold?
    Forty-niners
  4. What was the slogan used for those who went to Colorado in search of gold?
    Pikes Peak or Bust
  5. What were created in 1883 to satisfy the demand for sensible train schedules?
    Time zones
  6. What Act, in 1862, gave 160 acres of free land to a settler who agreed to live on the land for 5 years?
    The Homestead Act
  7. What was the name given to Kansas farmers who broke the land?
    Sodbuster
  8. What do we call a symbol burned into an animal's hide?
    Brand
  9. What were the people called who tried to acquire land early in the Oklahoma Land Run?
    Sooners
  10. What was one famous Kansas cowtown?
    Dodge City

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