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

2. Professional teachers would sometimes supplement their meager income by ______________________.
(a) Tutoring.
(b) Writing books.
(c) Boarding at one of the students' homes.
(d) Sewing.

3. What document gave each territory the right to decide slavery for itself?
(a) The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854.
(b) The Emancipation Proclamation.
(c) Jim Crow Laws.
(d) The Monroe Doctrine.

4. What did speculators offer businesses to come to town?
(a) Free real estate.
(b) Free housing.
(c) Tax breaks.
(d) Free advertising.

5. When a General Store grew, it divided into separate departments that could include ______________.
(a) Pharmacy.
(b) Magazines.
(c) Books.
(d) Aromatherapy.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following was true for most frontier hotels?

2. The majority of prairie teachers were _________________.

3. What was the first issue to unite many women in Kansas?

4. Why was the town of Osawatomie attacked?

5. In what year did Kansas decide to become a state?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What was the role of the early newspapers established in Kansas?

3. Who was Susannah Medora Salter and for what is she famous?

4. What was the process that ultimately led to women's voting rights on the city level?

5. What was considered to be one of the worst crimes on the frontier and how were criminals punished?

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

7. Who was William C. Quantrill and what is he famous for during the Civil War?

8. What was the role of the prairie women in regard to education?

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

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

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