Students will answer document-based questions about the American West. The activity has 10 pictures/excerpts and 33 student questions. The assignment requires no textbook or teacher preparation. Please message me if you have any questions. An answer key is included.
The assignment can be uploaded to your personal website or Google Drive, however, please make sure it is password protected.
Transcontinental Railroad (Map)
Chinese immigrants building the Transcontinental Railroad (Picture)
Plains Indians and the buffalo (Picture and summary)
American cowboy (Picture and summary)
Homestead Act (Picture and primary source excerpt)
Sod House (Picture)
Dawes Act (Land advertisement picture and summary)
Native American Boarding School (Picture and summary)
Battle of Little Bighorn (Picture and summary)
Wounded Knee Massacre (Picture and summary)