Transcontinental Railroad

The transcontinental railroad was a big railroad that stretetched from the east coast towest.  Bison ruined railroads.

Tools

The tools used in the west were very usefull like the steel plow and the windmill and a bison.  The windmill broing water up to the surface to watr the crops.  The steel plow helped the by breaking up the hard packed earth in the great plain.  The bison helped by pulling the plow to help the farmer. 

obstacles

travling to the west was hard.  The lak of food and the bandits.  The weather was very bad and going up the montains were hard.  The rivers were very big and hard to cross the rivers.  Another obstacles was the Native Americans attack them.

pioneers

 

A pioneer is a person who was first to move to the west and set up a home.  In the west.    

sudden movement to a place where gold has been discovered.   Some of the pioneer and some exoduster went down to were the gold was like in a lake or a rivers to fish it out.

Gold Ruch

Native American were the frist ones on Earth.  They were kik off the land and All the bison were killed and the life of the Native American was done.

Native Americans

Homestead act 

The homestead act was a law that said you can get 160 acresof land if you work on it for 5 years.  You had to be 21 or older to get the land for $10.   But if you were a solder who falt in  the army or navy

Exoduster

An Exoduster is a freedmen  who exited the south for the west.  they wanted to have rerliges freedem.  also to esapcpe the Ku Klux Klan or the KKK.

Expoders...................................................................................1      Homestedact...........................................................................2     Native Americans......................................................................3    Gold Ruch..................................................................................4      Pioneers....................................................................................5    Obstacles..................................................................................6    Tools.........................................................................................7    Transcontinental Railraod........................................................8     

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by asia  lebby

 

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