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2. Who were appointed by the President to be responsible for the state or territory?

  • Town marshals
  • Deputy marshals
  • US marshals
  • Sheriffs

3. What happened to suspected criminals as soon as they had been found?

  • Left to commit more crimes so they could later be shot
  • Thrown into gaol
  • Run out of town
  • Shot

4. What was claim-jumping?

  • Jumping on other peoples horses
  • Stealing houses
  • Stealing gold mines for other miners
  • Taking land from homesteaders

5. What happened to thieves if they were caught stealing horses?

  • Chases out of town
  • Whipped
  • Hanged
  • Put in prison


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