This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Old Military Road - This led from Kansas City, Missouri, to Fort Worth, Texas, and other places in the southwest.
Kansas Pacific Railroad - This began in 1862, going west at the same time Central Pacific started from Sacramento going east.
The Soddy - This was a signature building of the Kansas prairie, built by those in the western part of the state where timber was scarce.
Cow Chips - This was a valuable source of fuel on the prairie where timber was scarce.
Kansas Drought of 1860 - This was caused...
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