History Q chap 15

History Q chap 15 - play in this chapter 3 Who led the...

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Chapter Review Questions: Purpose: History classes can be overwhelming, so many dates, places, names, etc. The purpose of the questions below is to get you to focus on major ideas or themes in each chapter. The questions are designed to get you to “flesh out” these ideas. Yes or no answers are not expected nor wanted . Students should also look to see if an “Economic Reasoning Principle” applies and note it. o These questions, and their answers will form the basis for much of your grade. o You will find answers to quizzes as well as midterm essay questions built around these weekly chapter questions. o If you do not prepare these questions in advance of class you will lose points for participation . Moreover, you will not be well prepared for the midterms. Questions Chapter 15: Agriculture’s Western Advance 1. Given your prior knowledge or studies, what about this chapter most surprised you? What ideas, if any, do you have most trouble accepting? Why? 2. Which, if any, of the economic principles discussed in the first week did you see at
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Unformatted text preview: play in this chapter? 3. Who led the movement west? a. Motivations b. How were these settlers different from farmers? 4. What was the major objective of ALL the land acts? a. Which economic principle is in play b. Name the acts c. Benefits to government? Benefits to the economy? 5. How has history judged the effectiveness of these polices? a. Pro vs. con 6. Which geographic regions specialized in what? (Table 15.2) a. How is comparative advantage in play? b. Advances in farming… 7. Why was the recurring “economic theme” for farmers during the period from 1864-1896? From 1900-1915? a. Why were the themes so different? b. Was it the farmer’s fault? Was it the banker’s fault? c. Was it anyone’s fault? 8. How did the farmers respond, politically, to these problems? a. Grangers, Greenbacks, Alliances, Populists Chapter Review Questions: 9. What motivated conservation?...
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