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18 During the late 1800s, many North American Indian tribes were sent to reservations that were located Aug. ’09

a. along the major rivers and lakes of the Midwest

b. near large cities in the Northwest

c. in sparsely populated regions of the West

d. east of the Mississippi River


19 The closing of the frontier and the growth of industry in the late 1800s are two factors often associated with the Aug. ’09

a.       reduction of exports to Asian nations

b.       restoration of a plantation economy in the South

c.       formation of alliances with other nations

d.       rise of United States imperialism


17 In the late 1800s, free and unlimited coinage of silver was supported by farmers primarily because they hoped this policy would Jan. ’08

a. make foreign crop prices less competitive

b. allow farmers to grow a greater variety of crops

c. increase crop prices and make it easier to repay loans

d. bring about political equality between rural and urban residents


23 What was a major goal of the Dawes Act (1887)? June ’07

(1) to provide a tribal legislature to govern all reservations

(2) to remove the Cherokees from the southeastern United States

(3) to strengthen Native American Indian tribal unity

(4) to encourage assimilation of Native American


18 Passage of the Dawes Act of 1887 affected Native American Indians by Jan. ’07

(1) supporting their cultural traditions

(2) attempting to assimilate them into mainstream American culture

(3) forcing their removal from areas east of the Mississippi River

(4) starting a series of Indian wars on the Great Plains


19 The changes in American agriculture during the late 1800s led farmers to Jan. ’07

(1) grow fewer cash crops for export

(2) request an end to agricultural tariffs

(3) demand a reduced role for government in agriculture

(4) become more dependent on banks and railroads