The Wild West

  • The Wild West

    Reading p. 49-94


    Key Questions:

    1) Describe the conditions that settlers had to live with out West?

    2) How did settlers impact Native Americans?

    3) How did racism effect life out West?


    Key Vocabulary

    Homestead Act p. 69

    Homesteaders p. 69

    Chief Joseph, p. 90-94

    Wounded Knee, p. 85

    Dawes Act, p. 88

    George Custer p. 88 and 90

    Assimilate, dictionary

    transcontinental railroad, p. 58-67


    Sodbuster, dictionary


    George Custer

    Sand Creek

    Little Big Horn

    Indian Wars



    William Jennings Bryan

    Boom Town


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