GAME NAME:

CLOSING THE FRONTIER - CH 5

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

VOCABULARY TERMS

VOCAB

TERMS

INDIAN BATTLES

INDIAN

BATTLES

LEGISLATIVE ACTS

LEGIS-

LATIVE

ACTS

HODGE PODGE

HODGE

PODGE

SOURCES OF INFORMATION

SOURCES

OF INFO

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200 POINTS


Response 1

GOVERNMENT AGENCY

ESTABLISHED TO TAKE CARE

OF THE INDIANS, BUT

ACTUALLY CONTAINED GREAT

CORRUPTION

BUREAU OF INDIAN

AFFAIRS

LAST MAJOR BATTLE OF THE

INDIAN WARS IN WHICH SITTING

BULL AND OTHER SIX WERE

KILLED BY THE U.S. MILITARY

AS THEY TURNED IN THEIR

WEAPONS

WOUNDED KNEE

GAVE EACH MAN 160 ACRES IF

HE SETTLED IT, STAYED THERE

AND MADE IMPROVEMENTS ON

THE LAND

HOMESTEAD ACT OF

1862

THIS TECHNOLOGICAL

ADVANTAGE ALLOWED THE

U.S. MILITARY TO

COMMUNICATE MORE

EFFECTIVELY THAN THE

INDIANS

TELEGRAPH

CONTAINS THE MEANING,

FUNCTION, AND

PRONUNCIATION OF WORDS

DICTIONARY

CLUE 2

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400 POINTS


Response 2

A NEW TECHNIQUE OF

FARMING THAT ALLOWED FOR

GRAIN TO BE GROWN IN THE

GREAT PLAINS REGION DESPITE

THE LACK OF RAINFALL

DRY FARMING

INDIAN TRIBE THAT LED THE

U.S. MILITARY ON A 1700 MILE

CHASE BEFORE THEY WERE

DEFEATED AT BEAR PAW

MOUNTAIN

NEZ PERCE

GAVE CITIZENS ANOTHER 160

ACRES IF THEY AGREED TO

PLANT 40 ACRES OF TREES ON

IT

TIMBER CULTURE ACT

THE INDIAN WAY OF LIFE

BECAME VERY DIFFICULT AS

THIS IMPORTANT RESOURCE

WAS DESTROYED BY WHITE

SETTLERS

BUFFALO

OFTEN CONTAINS CHARTS,

TABLES, AND ILLUSTRATIONS

ALONG WITH THE MAPS

ATLAS

CLUE 3

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600 POINTS


Response 3

CITIES ON THE FRONTIER THAT

HAD RAILROAD SHIPPING

STATIONS BACK TOWARDS

THE EAST

RAILHEADS

JUNE 25, 1876 BATTLE IN WHICH

THE U.S. MILITARY WAS

SLAUGHTERED BY THE SIOUX

TRIBE

BATTLE OF LITTLE BIG

HORN OR CUSTER'S LAST

SOLD 640 ACRES TO A

SETTLER FOR $1.25 AN ACRE IF

THEY PROMISED TO IRRIGATE

THE LAND

DESERT LAND ACT

BOOMER SOONERS RUSHED

INTO THIS INDIAN TERRITORY

THAT WAS OPENED FOR WHITE

SETTLEMENT IN 1889

OKLAHOMA

CONTAINS A BROAD RANGE OF

INFORMATION ARRANGED

ALPHABETICALLY

ENCYCLOPEDIA

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800 POINTS


Response 4

NICKNAME GIVEN TO POOR

SOUTHERN BLACKS WHEN

THEY MIGRATED TO KANSAS IN

THE 1870'S

EXODUSTERS

MASSACRE OF INNOCENT

CHEYENNE BY THE COLORADO

MILITIA IN 1864 SO THAT

COLORADO COULD BE OPENED

FOR WHITE SETTLEMENT

SAND CREEK

AN 1887 CONGRESSIONAL

DECISION THAT BROKE UP THE

RESERVATION LANDS AND

SOLD THE EXCESS ACRES TO

WHITE SETTLERS

THE DAWES ACT

RAILROAD COMPANIES

RECEIVED THIS FROM THE

GOVERNMENT FOR EACH MILE

OF RAILROAD TRACK THEY

BUILT

5 SQUARE MILES OF

LAND

PRINTED ANNUALLY THIS

RESOURCE CONTAINS MOSTLY

STATISTICS, TABLES, AND

GENERAL INFORMATION

ALMANAC

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1000 POINTS


Response 5

PLAN TO ABSORB THE

NATIVE-AMERICANS INTO

WHITE CULTURE

ASSIMILATE

INDIAN AMBUSH OF THE U.S.

MILITARY IN 1866 AS THE

MOVED THROUGH A VALLEY

ON THEIR WAY TO ATTACK

THE INDIANS

LETTERMAN'S MASSACRE

CONGRESS CREATED THIS IN

1916 TO PROTECT AND

CONSERVE THE NATURAL

AREAS OF AMERICA

NATIONAL PARK

SERVICE

KANSAS PASSED A LAW ON

1884 THAT FORBID TEXAS

CATTLE FROM ENTERING THEIR

STATE DUE TO THIS PROBLEM

DISEASE

PRINTED MONTHLY THIS

CONTAINS THE ARTICLES OF

MAJOR MAGAZINES, BROKEN

UP INTO ALPHABETICAL ORDER

READER'S GUIDE TO

PERIODICALS

 CATEGORY:   

FARMING  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

LARGE-SCALE FARMS THATBOUGHT UP THE SMALLFARMS IN THE LATE 1880'S    

 Response:   

BONANZA FARMS

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 GAME NAME:

CLOSING THE FRONTIER - CH 5

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

MINING

MINING

FARMING

FARMING

CATTLE RANCHING

CATTLE

RANCHES

IMPACT OF THE FRONTIER

IMPACT OF

FRONTER

POTPOURRI

POT-

POURRI

CLUE 1

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400 POINTS


Response 1

PEOPLE WERE STRUCK WITH

THIS WHEN THE HEARD THE

WORD "GOLD"

GOLD FEVER

INVENTION THAT ALLOWED

THE SETTERS TO MARK OFF

THEIR FARMLAND AND KEEP

THEIR COWS CORRALLED

BARBED WIRE

LAND WAS CHEAP AND GRASS

PLENTIFUL IN THIS MAJOR

CATTLE RANCHING STATE

TEXAS

THE FRONTIER WAS

OFFICIALLY CLOSED WHEN

THIS STATED THERE WERE AT

LEAST 2 PEOPLE PER SQUARE

MILE

1890 CENSUS

NATIVE-AMERICAN TRIBES

WERE FORCED TO SIGN

CONCENTRATION TREATIES

THAT PLACED THEM ON THESE

RESERVATIONS

CLUE 2

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800 POINTS


Response 2

TYPE OF MINING THAT

REQUIRED THE BLASTING OF A

MOUNTAINSIDE AND THEN

CRUSHING THE ROCK TO

SEPARATE THE GOLD FROM

THE ROCK

QUARTZ MINING

THESE TWO INSECTS COULD

COME IN SWARMS AND EAT

YOUR CROP IN THE PLAINS

LOCUST AND

GRASSHOPPER

JOURNEY OF THE COWBOYS

AS THEY MOVED THE CATTLE

NORTH TO THE RAILHEAD

CITIES

CATTLE DRIVES

CHEAP AND POPULAR BOOKS

ABOUT THE WEST THAT TOLD

OF THE EXCITEMENT AND

BRAVERY OF THE WEST

DIME NOVELS

NICKNAME GIVEN TO THE

GREAT PLAINS PRIOR TO

LARGE SETTLEMENT DUE TO

ITS DRY CLIMATE

"GREAT AMERICAN

DESERT"

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1200 POINTS


Response 3

THIS COMPANY WAS CREATED

BY A MAN THE GAVE UP ON

MINING AND INSTEAD MADE

RIVETED CLOTHING FOR

MINERS

LEVI STRAUSS &

COMPANY

SOME HOMES ON THE PLAINS

WERE BUILT OF THESE

THICKLY MATTED PIECES OF

SOIL

SOD

A SOLUTION TO THE LONG

CATTLE DRIVES WAS TO MOVE

THE CATTLE RANCHES CLOSER

TO THESE OR BUILD THESE IN

TEXAS

RAILROADS

THIS MAN ESTABLISHED A

WILD WEST SHOW THAT

ENTERTAINED AMERICANS

INTO THE 1900'S

BUFFALO BILL CODY

PROCESS OF TAKING TREES

DOWNSTREAM TO MILLS TO BE

CUT UP AT THE MILLS

LOG DRIVE

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

WAS KNOWN AS "SEWARD'S

FOLLY" OR "SEWARD'S ICEBOX"

PURCHASE OF ALASKA

FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

BECAME PROFITABLE CROPS IN

THIS HEALTHY STATE

CALIFORNIA

A MAIN PROBLEM OF THE

CATTLE DRIVES TO THE NORTH

WAS THAT IT WAS DIFFICULT

FOR THE CATTLE AND THEY

SUFFERED THIS DUE TO THE

JOURNEY

LOST WEIGHT

FREDERICK JACKSON

TURNER'S 1893 CLAIM THAT

THE AMERICAN FRONTIER

PLAYED A  MAJOR ROLE IN THE

MOLDING AMERICAN

INSTITUTIONS AND BELIEFS

TURNER THESIS

SIOUX RITUAL THAT BELIEVED

WOULD CAUSE THE BUFFALO

TO APPEAR IN LARGE NUMBERS

AND CAUSE THE WHITE MEN

TO DISAPPEAR

GHOST DANCE

CLUE 5

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2000 POINTS


Response 5

THIS VEIN OF SILVER AND

GOLD IN THE EARTH HELPED

CREATE VIRGINIA CITY,

NEVADA

COMSTOCK LODE

THESE WERE BURNED FOR

FUEL AND HEAT SINCE WOOD

WAS OFTEN SCARCE ON THE

PLAINS

COW CHIPS OR BUFFALO

CHIPS

IN 1886 AND 1887 THESE KILLED

UP TO EIGHTY PERCENT ON

THE COWS ON THE PLAINS

BLIZZARDS

THE GOVERNMENT'S PRACTICE

OF WISELY USING OR

PRESERVING OUR NATURAL

RESOURCES

CONSERVATION

THE PRACTICE OF

EXTERMINATING A RACE

GENOCIDE

 CATEGORY:   

FARMING  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

LARGE-SCALE FARMS THATBOUGHT UP THE SMALLFARMS IN THE LATE 1880'S    

 Response:   

BONANZA FARMS

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