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THE AMERICAN JOURNEY:

SINGLE JEOPARDY!®  

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BUF-BUF-BUFFALO ... THE

MIGHTY BUFFALO!

BUFFALO

CLUES REGARDING THE

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN

NATIVE AMERICANS AND

WAR! WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?

ABSOLUTELY NOTHING - SAY IT

AGAIN!

INDIAN

WARS

CLUES REGARDING THE

CONFLICT BETWEEN NATIVE

AMERICANS AND THE U.S.

CHIEFTAINS

CHIEFS

CLUES REGARDING THE

LEADERS OF NATIVE

AMERICAN TRIBES.

THE FARMER IN THE DELL ...

FARMERS

CLUES REGARDING THE PLIGHT

OF FARMERS AT THE END OF

THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.

WHAT COMES BEFORE "PART

B"?

PARTY!

CLUES REGARDING THE

FORMATION OF THE PEOPLE'S

PARTY OF THE U.S.A.

A LIST OF WORDS OR PHRASES

TO BE DEFINED

VOCAB

CLUES REGARDING MAJOR

VOCABULARY FROM THE

CHAPTER.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

THIS IS A MORE OFFICIAL

NAME FOR THE BUFFALO

THE AMERICAN BISON

THIS MASSACRE LED CHIEF

BLACK KETTLE TO LEAD A

BATTLE AGAINST THE U.S.

ARMY

SAND CREEK, COLORADO

CHEYENNE LEADER

CHIEF BLACK KETTLE

A NETWORK OF LOCAL

SELF-HELP ORGANIZATIONS

FOR FARMERS

THE NATIONAL GRANGE

THE PEOPLE'S PARTY OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

THE POPULIST PARTY

THE UNLIMITED PRODUCTION

OF SILVER COINS

FREE SILVER

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

THE BUFFALO WAS  A MAJOR

RESOURCE TO THIS GROUP OF

NATIVE AMERICANS

THE PLAINS INDIANS

THE DISCOVERY OF GOLD IN

THIS REGION LED TO A

CONFLICT BETWEEN WHITE

SETTLERS AND THE LAKOTA

SIOUX

THE BLACK HILLS

SIOUX LEADER WHO REFUSED

TO SELL THE BLACK HILLS

REGION

CHIEF SITTING BULL

CASH-ONLY STORES WHERE

FARMERS COULD BUY

PRODUCTS FROM EACH OTHER

COOPERATIVES

POPULIST PARTY CANDIDATE

IN THE ELECTION OF 1892

JAMES B. WEAVER

AN APPEAL TO THE COMMON

PEOPLE

POPULISM

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

NAME ONE MAJOR USE OF THE

BUFFALO BY NATIVE

AMERICANS

ANSWERS VARY: FOOD,

SHELTER, CLOTHING,

THE SIOUX AND CHEYENNE

JOINED FORCES TO DEFEAT

THE 7TH U.S. CAVALRY HERE

THE LITTLE BIG HORN

RIVER, MONTANA

SIOUX PROPHET

WOVOKA

NETWORKS OF

ORGANIZATIONS THAT SPRUNG

UP IN THE WEST AND SOUTH

FROM 1880-1890

THE FARMERS'

ALLIANCES

THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE

IN THE ELECTION OF 1896

WILLIAM MCKINLEY

SETTLING IN ONE PLACE FOR

ONLY PART OF THE YEAR

NOMADIC

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

HE CLAIMED TO HAVE KILLED

4,280 BUFFALO IN ONLY 18

MONTHS

WILLIAM "BUFFALO

BILL" CODY

300 LAKOTA SIOUX WERE

SLAUGHTERED WITH MACHINE

GUNS HERE

WOUNDED KNEE, SOUTH

DAKOTA

NEZ PERCE LEADER

CHIEF JOSEPH

NAME ONE GROUP THAT

FARMERS BLAMED FOR THEIR

PROBLEMS

RAILROADS, EASTERN

MANUFACTURERS, OR

THE GREAT COMMONER

WILLIAM JENNINGS

BRYAN

TRACTS OF LAND SET ASIDE

FOR NATIVE AMERICANS

RESERVATIONS

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

THIS WAS THE ESTIMATED

NUMBER OF BUFFALO THAT

ROAMED THE PLAINS PRIOR TO

THEIR MASS SLAUGHTER

OVER NINE MILLION

THE LOCATION WHERE CHIEF

BLACK KETTLE WAS KILLED

THE WASHITA RIVER,

INDIAN TERRITORY

APACHE LEADER

CHIEF GERONIMO

TODAY, THE NATIONAL

GRANGE CAN BE FOUND IN THIS

MANY STATES

350,000 MEMBERS IN

37 STATES

THIS IS THE YEAR WHEN THE

PEOPLE'S PARTY OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

WAS FORMED

FEBRUARY 1892

A RITUAL THAT THE SIOUX

USED TO EXPRESS THEIR

CULTURE

THE GHOST DANCE

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 CLUE:   

CONGRESS DECLARED THATTHE FRONTIER WAS CLOSED INTHIS YEAR    

 Response:   

1890, FOLLOWING ACENSUS

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DAR BE GOLD IN DEM DAR

HILLS!

MINING

CLUES REGARDING THE MINING

BOOMS IN THE LATE 1800S.

BOOM BOOM GOES THE

DYNAMITE

BOOM-

TOWNS

CLUES REGARDING THE RISE

AND FALL OF THE MINING

BOOMTOWNS

CHOO!  CHOO!

RAIL-

ROADS

CLUES REGARDING THE RISE

OF NATIONWIDE RAILROADS

TRANSCONTINENTAL

RAILROADS

TRANS-

CON RR

CLUES REGARDING THE

CREATION OF THE

TRANSCONTINENTAL

GIT ALONG LITTLE DAWGIE

CATTLE

DRIVES

CLUES REGARDING THE

CATTLE DRIVES OF THE LATE

1800S.

OLD MCDONALD HAD A

SODDIE ...

FARMERS

CLUES REGARDING THE PLIGHT

OF FARMERS ON THE

NORTHERN PLAINS.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

AN 1858 MINING EXPEDITION

SUPPOSEDLY FOUND GOLD ON

THIS "PEAK"

PIKE'S PEAK

COMSTOCK BOOMTOWN

VIRGINIA CITY,

NEVADA

FINANCIAL AID FROM THE

GOVERNMENT FOR

BUSINESSES

SUBSIDIES

THIS WAS THE EASTERN END

OF THE TRANSCONTINENTAL

RAILROAD

OMAHA, NEBRASKA

LAND THAT WAS NOT

FENCED-IN OR DIVIDED INTO

LOTS

OPEN RANGE

THIS ACT GRANTED 160 ACRES

TO ANY AMERICAN WHO

WOULD PAY A $10 FILING FEE

AND LIVE ON THE LAND FOR

FIVE YEARS

THE HOMESTEAD ACT

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

A RICH STREAM OF ORE THAT

IS SANDWICHED BETWEEN

LAYERS OF ROCK

LODE

THIS GROUP ADDED

MUCH-NEEDED STABILITY TO

THE BOOMTOWNS

WOMEN

THE WIDTH, IN MILES, OF LAND

GRANTS THAT WERE GIVEN TO

THE RAILROADS TO BUILD

TRACKS ON

20 MILES - 80 MILES

THIS WAS THE WESTERN END

OF THE TRANSCONTINENTAL

RAILROAD

SACRAMENTO,

CALIFORNIA

THE SYMBOL THAT RANCHERS

WOULD USE TO IDENTIFY THEIR

LIVESTOCK

BRANDS

THESE AFRICAN AMERICANS

MOVED TO KANSAS AFTER

RECONSTRUCTION ENDED TO

BECOME FARMERS

EXODUSTERS

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

A LODE THAT WAS

DISCOVERED ON THE BANKS

OF THE CARSON RIVER IN

NEVADA

THE COMSTOCK LODE

THIS WAS THE AMOUNT OF

MONEY A FORTUNATE MINER

COULD MAKE IN A YEAR BY

WORKING IN A BOOMTOWN

AS MUCH AS $2000

THESE "ZONES" WERE

CREATED TO EASE THE

CONFUSION OVER RAILROAD

SCHEDULES

TIME ZONES

THE CENTRAL PACIFIC

RAILROAD USED THIS GROUP

OF PEOPLE TO BUILD THAT

TRANSCONTINENTAL

RAILROAD

CHINESE / CHINESE

AMERICANS

RAILROAD TOWNS FOR THE

MARKETING AND SHIPPING OF

CATTLE

COW TOWNS

A METHOD OF FARMING

WHERE SEEDS ARE PLACED

DEEP INTO THE GROUND

WHERE THERE WAS SOME

MOISTURE

DRY FARMING

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THIS "RUSH" HAD ENDED BY

THE MID-1850S

THE CALIFORNIA GOLD

RUSH

NAME FOR A BOOMTOWN

AFTER IT HAD BEEN DESERTED

GHOST TOWN

THIS WAS THE FIRST

RAILROAD COMPANY IN THE

UNITED STATES, LAYING

TRACK 1830

THE B&O RAILROAD

(BALTIMORE & OHIO

THE TRANSCONTINENTAL

RAILROAD WAS COMPLETED IN

THIS LOCATION ON MAY 10,

1869

PROMONTORY POINT,

UTAH

CATTLE DRIVES THAT LASTED

MORE THAN 1000 MILES

LONG DRIVES

THESE WERE SETTLERS WHO

MOVED INTO THE INDIAN

TERRITORY BEFORE APRIL 22,

1889

SOONERS

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF GOLD

AND SILVER THAT WAS MINED

FROM THE COMSTOCK LODE

$300 MILLION

THIS WAS THE PERCENTAGE

OF THE POPULATION IN THE

COMSTOCK BOOMTOWN THAT

WERE CHILDREN

LESS THAN 10 PERCENT

THIS WAS A RAILROAD THAT

COULD SPAN THE ENTIRE

CONTINENT AND CONNECT THE

ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC OCEAN

TRANSCONTINENTAL

RAILROAD

THIS GOVERNOR OF

CALIFORNIA WAS THE PERSON

TO DRIVE THE FINAL "GOLDEN

SPIKE" ON THE

TRANSCONTINENTAL

RAILROAD

LELAND STANFORD

THE AMOUNT OF TIME DURING

THE DAY THAT A TYPICAL

COWBOY WOULD SPEND IN

THE SADDLE DURING A CATTLE

DRIVE

UP TO 15 HOURS

THIS TOOL WAS INVENTED IN

THE 1870S AND ALLOWED THE

SODBUSTERS TO MORE EASILY

PENETRATE THE SOD ON THE

PLAINS

THE STEEL PLOW

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THE FRONTIER  

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CONGRESS DECLARED THATTHE FRONTIER WAS CLOSED INTHIS YEAR    

 Response:   

1890, FOLLOWING ACENSUS

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