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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In what year did Kansas decide to become a state?
2. How many English people were attracted to settle in Victoria?
3. The majority of prairie teachers were _________________.
(a) Frontier mothers.
(c) Women from bigger cities.
(d) Young girls.
4. Why were cattle driven to Kansas and points East?
(a) They brought higher prices there.
(b) To replenish the meat supply in the East.
(c) They could not cross the Rockies.
(d) They could follow old trails.
5. What would usually happen to someone caught stealing a horse?
(a) He would be sentenced to prison.
(b) He would be run out of town.
(c) He would be hanged.
(d) He would be whipped.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what year was Susannah Medora Salter elected mayor of a Kansas town?
2. Who attacked the town of Osawatomie?
3. What location in a frontier town was popular as a rest stop for travelers?
4. If a frontier town didn't have a jail, a prisoner might be locked up in __________________.
5. How many people comprised an average School Board?
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