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What are the Economic Stages?
The Primary Stage
The Secondary Stage
and the Tertiary Stage
What was the Primary Stage?
the first stage were non-permanent people wanting to take the natural resources
What is the Secondary Stage?
People who would remain to assemble their products.
Examples of the Secondary Stage are?
The construction industry produces houses, other buildings, and roads.
In the secondary stage its inputs include ______________ manufactured by the ________________industry.
lumber

forest
Who was heading West?
A. Trappers and Mountain Men

B. Miners

C. Ranchers

D. Farmers and Sodbusters
These folks were interested only in natural resources of the land...
Trappers and Mountain men
Who broke trails and made maps?
Trappers and Mountain men
Often took the life style of Indians
Trappers and Mountain men
Not interested in settling an area...
Trappers and Mountain men
Worked and lived lonely lives
Trappers and Mountain men
Trappers and Mountain men broke the _________ and made _________.
trails

maps
Trappers and Mountain men often took the __________ style of ___________.
life

Indians
Trappers and Mountain men were not ____________ in settling an __________.
interested

area
Trappers and Mountain men ___________ and ___________ lonely ____________.
worked

lived

lives
Who? With the discovery of large deposits of Gold and Silver men especially young men, former Confederate soldiers and former slaves headed West to gather the riches.
Miners
Who? 1849 California Gold Rush
Miners
Who? 1858 the Comstock Silver lode discovered by Henry Comstock in Neveda
Miners
Who? This activity grew "Boom" towns like Virginia City, Neveda
Miners
Who? Very little formal law
Miners
Who? This introduced ladies and Saloons to the Old West
Miners
Who? Wild business turned into manufacturing
Miners
Miners with the discovery of large deposits of _______ and __________ men especially young men, former ____________ soldiers and former __________ headed _________ to gather the riches
gold

silver

Confederate

slaves

West
___________ California Gold Rush
1849
____________ the Comstock Silver lode discovered by Henry Comstock in ____________
1858

Neveda
Grew ___________ towns like Virginia City, _____________
Boom

Neveda
Miners had very little __________ ____.
formal

law
miners introduced _________ and ________ to the Old West.
ladies

saloons
wild business turned into ______________
manufacturing
Who? Many former Confederates and former slaves moved West to escape the Military Districts
Ranchers
Who? This started the Cattle Town phase of western settling.
Ranchers
Who? With the Economic Depression of 1876 and the used up soil in the East, many eastern farmers headed West and settled in an area sold to them by a slick talking salesman, or when their money ran out.
Farmers and Sodbusters
Who? Built their homes from the closest material in the prairie it was sod
Farmers and Sodbusters
Who? Like the Oregon Trail and Santa Fe most trails followed rivers for water. This region is very dry and water precious
Farmers and Sodbusters
With the _____________ _____________
of 1876 and the used up soil in the __________ many eastern farmers headed _____________ and settled in an area sold to them by a slick talking salesman or when _________________.
Economic Depression

East

West

their money ran out.
Farmers and Sodbusters _________ their homes from the closest ____________ in the prairie it was __________.
built

material

sod
This was the time whe God and the _______ went ___________, and new __________ began to take ___________.
Law

West

states

Shape
Like the _________________ and ___________ most trails followed _____________ for ___________.
Oregon Trail

Santa Fe

rivers

water
What were the three influences to Westward movement?
The Civil War 1861 to 1865

The Great numbers of Irish and German immigrants

And the improvements of Transportation (Rail Travel) and Communications
The Civil War _____________ to __________
1861

1865
The Great ___________ of ___________ and ________________ immigrants
numbers

Irish

German
The improvements of _____________ and _________________.
Transportation

Communications
The Civil War cost America ____________ dead young men.
600,000
The Civil War left thousands more _________________, ____________ and __________.
homeless
broke
bitter
Who were the Hoe-Boys _HOBO's?
The restless ones who climbed on trains or rode horses to the West
During the Civil war there were no ____________ to speak of and there was some ____________.
laws

hope
Name 4 ways of transporting people, crops and goods?
1. horse

2. wagon

3. sail boat

4. foot
Transportation was __________ to _____________.
slow

impossible
The steam engine was developed in ________.
1825
The first practical uses came later in the steam powered __________ and steam driven ____________.
railroads

ships
We needed to subdue the ____________.

By _________ we had.
Native tribes

1893
We needed to expand across the __________________.

By _____________ we did.
entire nation

1869
We needed access for ____________.
building
We needed money and cheap labor to _________________.
build
We needed leaders to guide our
______________________.
industrial fortunes.
Subsidies is ____________ and _________ of land given by both the ______________ and ___________ governments.
financial aid

grants

federal

state
It was argued by railroad owners that since the construction of railroads benefits the whole country then it should...

(list 3 thing)
1. Receive free public land

2. Be exempt from federal and state taxes

3. receive money from the government to help with expenses
The federal government granted the railroads over 130,000,000 acres of _______________.
federal lands
The central Pacific had employed over 10,000 ___________ workers while the Union Pacific hired ________ and __________ workers.
Chinese

Black

Irish
By 1883 two more transcontinental railroads connected the __________ to the ___________.
East

West
By 1833 two more transcontinental railroads connected the _________ to the ___________.
East

West
The expansion of the railroads lead to the _____________________ in all industries.
Mushroom effect
The mushroom Effect had ____________ moving _________ found travel _________.
settlers

West

faster
Industry grew new _______.
towns
____________ and ___________ needed to be transported.
Coal

Steel
Steam requires ___________.
coal
Steel requires __________________.
smelting furnaces
Rails and rail cars along with the many accessories need steel.

1. Steel needs ___________.

2. __________ needs to be mined.

3. Mines need _____________.
iron ore

Iron ore

Miners