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VOCABULARY

VOCAB.

GIVEN THE DEFINITION, YOU

GIVE THE WORDS

MAPS, CHARTS & PICTURES

MAPS,

ETC.

QUESTIONS FROM SPECIFIC

MAPS, ETC.

SECTION 1

SECT 1

ANSWER WILL BE IN THIS

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SECTION 2

SECT 2

ANSWER WILL BE IN THIS

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SECTION 3

SECT 3

ANSWER WILL BE IN THIS

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SECTION 4

SECT 4

ANSWER WILL BE IN THIS

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Response 1

IT REMOVES THE SEEDS FROM

COTTON FIBERS

WHAT IS THE COTTON

GIN?

PAGE 349: THE EARLIEST

TRACTORS USED THIS POWER

SOURCE

WHAT IS STEAM?

RAILROAD EXPANSION,

POPULATION GROWTH, AND

BARBED WIRE CAUSED THE

END OF IT

WHAT WAS THE OPEN

RANGE?

FOR YEARS, THIS WAS THE

MAIN CASH CROP OF ABILENE,

TEXAS

WHAT ARE BISON

BONES?

THIS BROUGHT MOST OF THE

POPULATION GROWTH IN

TEXAS IN THE LATE 1880'S

WHAT IS IMMIGRATION?

THIS PRODUCT CREATED A

DEMAND FOR COTTONSEED

OIL

WHAT IS MARGARINE?

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Response 2

THIS TYPE OF FARMER RENTED

LAND

WHAT IS A TENANT

FARMER?

PAGE 347: WHERE IS THE WOOL

GOING?

WHAT IS GALVESTON?

MOST LIVESTOCK GRAZED ON

THE OPEN RANGE IN THIS PART

OF TEXAS

WHAT IS WEST TEXAS?

THIS TOWN BECAME ONE OF

THE NATION'S LARGEST

MEATPACKING CENTERS

WHAT IS FORT WORTH?

SHARECROPPERS OWNED

NOTHING AND REPAID THE USE

OF THE LAND, TOOLS, ETC.,

WITH THIS

WHAT IS PART OF THE

CROP?

HE IMPROVED THE COTTON

GIN

WHO WAS ROBERT

MUNGER?

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Response 3

IT SUPPLIES WATER TO LAND

BY ARTIFICIAL MEANS - SO

PEOPLE CAN FARM IN WEST

TEXAS

WHAT IS IRRIGATION?

PAGE 346: CORN COBS WERE A

BIG FUEL SOURCE IN THE

PANHANDLE BECAUSE OF THIS

WHAT IS A LACK OF

TREES?

BUILDING ROADS IS ONE

EXAMPLE OF THEM WHICH THE

STATE GOVERNMENT

ENCOURAGED

WHAT ARE INTERNAL

IMPROVEMENTS?

FARMERS HAD TO USE

DIFFERENT FARMING

METHODS IN WEST TEXAS

BECAUSE OF THIS

WHAT IS LACK OF

RAINFALL?

LACK OF CASH, BAD

HARVESTS, LOW PRICES FOR

CROPS, AND HIGH INTEREST

RATES ALL CONTRIBUTED TO

THIS FARMERS' PROBLEM

WHAT IS THE CYCLE OF

DEBT?

THEY RESENTED THE GROWTH

OF HOG, SHEEP,AND GOAT

RAISING

WHO WERE CATTLE

RANCHERS?

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Response 4

WHEN THE FARM FAMILY

GROWS THEIR OWN FOOD BUT

NOT MUCH MORE, JUST

GETTING BY

WHAT IS SUBSISTENCE

FARMING?

PAGE 336: OF ARRIVING,

DEPARTING, OR BOTH - THE

TRAINS ARE DOING THIS ONE

WHAT IS BOTH

ARRIVING AND

THEY WERE CALLED IN TO

BREAK THE COWBOYS' STRIKE

IN THE PANHANDLE IN 1883.

WHO ARE THE TEXAS

RANGERS?

OUTSIDE INFLUENCE FROM

THESE WAS ONE OF THE

DRAWBACKS TO RAILROADS IN

TEXAS

WHAT ARE BIG

CORPORATIONS?

THE RAILROAD COMPANIES

HOPED THE SETTLERS WOULD

DO THESE TWO THINGS

WHAT ARE BUY LAND

FROM THE RR, AND

GEORGE W. KENDALL BEGAN

THE GROWTH OF THIS

INDUSTRY IN TEXAS

WHAT IS THE WOOL

INDUSTRY?

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Response 5

THOUSANDS OF CATTLE

FROZE TO DEATH, TRAPPED BY

FENCES DURING BLIZZARDS IN

THIS.

WHAT IS THE BIG

DIE-UP?

PAGE 329: THIS ENTIRE COUNTY

IS INCLUDED IN THE XIT RANCH

WHAT IS PARMER

COUNTY?

TWO WAYS MODERN

RANCHING IS MORE EFFICIENT

THAN THE OPEN RANGE

SYSTEM

WHAT ARE USING LAND

BETTER & IMPROVING

THERE WERE NO RAILROADS

BUILT IN TEXAS BETWEEN 1861

AND 1865 BECAUSE OF IT

WHAT WAS THE CIVIL

WAR?

THIS GROUP AND THE GRANGE

WORKED TO IMPROVE

FARMING AND FARMERS' LIVES

WHAT IS THE FARMERS

ALLIANCE?

GOAT RANCHING IS STILL BIG

BUSINESS IN TEXAS BETWEEN

THE BALCONES ESCARPMENT

AND THIS RIVER

WHAT IS THE PECOS

RIVER?

 CATEGORY:   

FARMING  

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THE EARLIEST TEXASFARMERS RAISED IT, ANDPARTS OF IT CAN BE FUEL OREVEN ROOFING MATERIAL.  

 Response:   

WHAT IS CORN?

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RAILROADS

RAIL

ROADS

ALL CLUES HAVE TO DO WITH

RAILROADS IN TEXAS

CATTLE RANCHING

CATTLE

ALL CLUES HAVE TO DO WITH

CATTLE RANCHING

BY THE NUMBERS

NUMBERS

EITHER THE CLUE OR THE

RESPONSE HAS A NUMBER IN IT

REGIONS, COUNTIES, AND

AREAS

REGION

COUNTY

AREA

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS

WHERE THINGS HAPPENED

THREE THINGS

THREE

THINGS

CORRECT RESPONSE TELLS

HOW THEY ARE CONNECTED

TECHNOLOGY

TECH

NEW ADVANCES IN

TECHNOLOGY IN THE LATE

1880'S

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Response 1

THE FIRST ONE IN TEXAS WAS

BUILT IN THIS YEAR

WHAT IS 1851?

CHARLES GOODNIGHT

MANAGED IT; ENGLISHMAN

JOHN ADAIR OWNED IT

WHAT IS THE JA

RANCH?

IN 1872 ALONE, ABOUT THIS

MANY PEOPLE MOVED INTO

TEXAS

WHAT IS 100,000?

THIS COUNTY HAD THE FIRST

ANGORA GOATS IN TEXAS

WHAT IS HAYS COUNTY?

NATIONAL GRANGE TEXAS

GRANGE FARMERS ALLIANCE

WHAT IS HELPING

FARMERS?

PEOPLE DIDN'T RUSH TO BUY

THE NEW FARM EQUIPMENT

BECAUSE IT WAS THIS

WHAT IS EXPENSIVE?

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Response 2

THE CIVIL WAR DID THIS TO

RAILROAD BUILDING IN TEXAS

WHAT IS STOPPED IT?

CATTLE RANCHERS SAID

SHEEP RUINED THE LAND BY

DOING THIS

WHAT IS EATING THE

GRASS TOO CLOSE TO

IN 1870, GALVESTON WAS THE

LARGEST CITY WITH THIS

MANY INHABITANTS

WHAT IS 14,000?

BY THE 1880'S, GOAT RANCHING

HAD SPREAD ACROSS THIS

REGION

WHAT IS THE EDWARDS

PLATEAU?

LACK OF CAPITAL CROP

FAILURES HIGH INTEREST

RATES

WHAT MADE THE CYCLE

OF DEBT?

THE EARLY STEAM TRACTORS

DIDN'T CULTIVATE OR PLOW;

INSTEAD THEY DID THIS

WHAT IS PULL OTHER

TOOLS?

CLUE 3

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Response 3

THIS TOWN WAS THE FIRST

ONE TO BE LINKED TO

SEVERAL OTHER TOWNS BY

RAILROADS

WHAT IS HOUSTON?

THIS IS WHY EARLY TEXAS

RANCHERS DIDN'T BUY THEIR

GRAZING LAND IN THE FIRST

PLACE

WHAT IS PLENTY OF

PUBLIC LAND?

IN 1870 THIS CITY WAS #2 IN

POPULATION

WHAT IS SAN ANTONIO?

THE ARRIVAL OF ANGLO

SETTLERS PUSHED TEJANO

SHEEP HERDERS TO THIS AREA

WHAT IS SOUTH OF THE

NUECES RIVER?

LONG HOURS ACHING BACKS

COTTON BURRS HURT THE

HANDS

WHAT MADE COTTON

PICKING A HARD JOB?

NEW FARM MACHINERY

[INCREASED, DECREASED, OR

DIDN'T CHANGE] CROP YIELDS

WHAT IS INCREASED?

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Response 4

THIS IS WHY RANCHERS DIDN'T

USE THE EARLY RAILROADS

MUCH

WHAT IS LIVING TOO

FAR AWAY?

FEWER TRAIL DRIVES AND

ROUNDUPS MEANT FEWER

JOBS FOR THEM

WHO WERE COWBOYS?

TWO MEATPACKING PLANTS

OPENED IN FORT WORTH IN

THIS YEAR

WHAT IS 1901?

YOU COULDN'T FARM IN THIS

PART OF TEXAS WITHOUT

IRRIGATION

WHAT IS WEST TEXAS?

DOUBLED THE SIZE;

DEVELOPED SANTA

GERTRUDIS BREED; & SET

ASIDE LAND FOR A TOWN

WHAT ARE  WAYS

ROBERT KLEBERG

BEFORE THE COTTON GIN,

SEEDS WERE REMOVED FROM

COTTON BOLLS BY THIS

METHOD

WHAT IS BY HAND?

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Response 5

THE RAILROADS ALLOWED

THIS TYPE OF AGRICULTURE

TO DEVELOP

WHAT IS COMMERCIAL

AGRICULTURE?

THIS WAS THE COWBOYS'

NICKNAME FOR BARBED WIRE

WHAT IS THE DEVIL'S

ROPE?

A COMPACTED COTTON BALE

WEIGHS THIS MUCH

WHAT IS 500 POUNDS?

BEFORE THE RAILROADS

CAME, COTTON GROWERS

HAD TO SELL THEIR COTTON

TO DEALERS ALONG THIS

COAST

WHAT IS THE GULF

COAST?

TOWNS DONATED LAND;

PEOPLE PAID TO GET ACCESS;

AND COUNTIES BORROWED

MONEY TO PAY INCENTIVES

WHAT ARE WAYS TO

ATTRACT RAILROADS?

A LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP

DEVELOPED BETWEEN TEXANS

AND THIS TECHNOLOGY

WHAT IS THE

RAILROAD?

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FARMING  

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THE EARLIEST TEXASFARMERS RAISED IT, ANDPARTS OF IT CAN BE FUEL OREVEN ROOFING MATERIAL.  

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WHAT IS CORN?

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