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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What would usually happen to someone caught stealing a horse?
(a) He would be hanged.
(b) He would be whipped.
(c) He would be run out of town.
(d) He would be sentenced to prison.

2. In what year did Kansas women win the right to vote in city elections?
(a) 1899.
(b) 1913.
(c) 1901.
(d) 1887.

3. In addition to temperance what other issue was important to Kansas women in the late 1850s?
(a) Birth control.
(b) Education.
(c) Religion.
(d) Women's suffrage.

4. How many years did the town of Victoria last?
(a) 50.
(b) 25.
(c) 10.
(d) 100.

5. Where did the cook feed the men on a cattle drive?
(a) Grub lean-to.
(b) Big table.
(c) Supper tent.
(d) Chuck wagon.

Short Answer Questions

1. In which of the following areas did women gain more influence toward the end of the pioneer period?

2. Some of the Kansas soldiers went east and some _____________________.

3. What was the minimum acreage of dedicated township to establish a town?

4. Children had to spread their time between school and _____________.

5. Which group fought fiercely for Kansas in the slavery issue?

Short Essay Questions

1. How were towns established on the frontier?

2. How would the pioneers fund the building of new churches and how were they built and furnished?

3. What role did a hotel or inn play in a frontier town and what were some of the challenges in running such a business?

4. Who was John Brown and what was his role in the slavery issue in Kansas?

5. Explain the slavery issue in Kansas and what the Kansas-Nebraska Ace of 1854 decided.

6. What was the most popular immigrant community in Kansas and what eventually happened to the town and its founder?

7. What issue united women as they began to get more of a voice in governmental, moral and social issues?

8. Describe a school environment in a woman's home.

9. In what woman's issue was Kansas one of the most progressive states in the Union?

10. When was Kansas officially declared a state and how long had the process taken?

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