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2. What was the term "whites" used to describe?

  • All the wite migrants who came across and on to the Great Plains
  • People from other countries who came across and on to the Great Plains
  • All people from the East and South of the USA who cam across and on to the Great Plains
  • The Native Americans

3. How many people died of cholera on the way to the west?

  • 7,000
  • 4,000
  • 5,000
  • 6,000

4. What was one of the reasons the whites used to prove that the Indians were inferior?

  • They wore feather headdresses
  • They were Christians
  • They had not discovered writing or the wheel
  • They were nomads

5. Which of these was not a problem faced by wagon trains?

  • The trails were thousands of kilometres long and involved crossing the Rocky mountains
  • Indians raided the wagons at night and stole food supplies
  • There were no good maps or roads
  • Illnesses struck the and they were difficult to treat

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