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Name 4 push factors that coursed the miners to move west
-1837 the banks crash -land prices increase in the east -overcrowding in the east -unemployment in the east.
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Name 3 pull factors that made the miners move west
-Gold discovered in 1848/gold rush in 1849 -manifest destiny -fertile land
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Name 4 challenges and there solutions that the miners faced
-Claim jumping:law enforcement -resources:railroad -dangerous mines:the Chinese -journey to the west:railroad
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When was gold discovered?
1848
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When was the gold rush?
1839
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Did mountain men have a nomadic lifestyle? true or false
True
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What are some of the challenges and there solutions that the mountain men faced
-No money:trapping animals, selling there knowledge and being guides -food:trapping selling knowledge and guiding -survival on the plains:knowledge
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True or false mountain men sometimes married Plain Indian women
True
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What were 2 reasons that the Mormas moved west
-The bank crash 1837 (were blamed for it) -persecuted in the east
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What were 3 pull factors for the Mormans to move west
-Freedom -no persecution -religious freedom
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What were some of the problems that the mormas faced and when were their solutions?
- Water :irrigation -food :organised farming -resources :trading and the railroads -law and order :the danities
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Name where the Mormas settled
Salt Lake City
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Name 4 push factors that made the homesteaders want to move west
-The bank crash in 1837 -the land prices increased in the east -unemployment in the east -overcrowding in the east -decrease in wheat prices in the east
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Name 2 pull factors that made the homesteaders go west
-Government acts=cheap land -freedom+space -self sufficient lifestyle
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Name 4 challenges and there solutions that the homesteaders faced
-Water :wind pumps/water towers -farming :fencing, turkey red wheat, sod buster -shelter :sod houses and timber housing -fuel :sods earth, buffalo dung, wood
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What year was the homesteaders act?
1862
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What was the homesteaders act?
Where 160 acres of land was given for the homesteaders to farm
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What year was the timber culture act?
1873
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What was the timber culture act?
Setterers were given another 160 acres of land but had to grow trees on 60 acres of it
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What year was the desert land act?
1877
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What was the desert land act?
Setterlers were given 640 acres of land in areas with no rainfall
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When was the cattle boom?
1865
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Name a push factor for the cattle men that made them want to move west
The cattle boom: 6million cattle after war, $4 in Texas per head $40 in the east per head
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Name a pull factor that made the cattle men go east
Cattle were worth $40 per head in the east
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Name 3 problems and there solution that the cattlemen faced
-Water on the trails (cattle) :using known trails -cattle rustling :cowboys -Indians :cowboys
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