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Name: _________________________ Per: ____ Chapter 5: A State of Growth Read the chapter and fill in the notes. These notes do not go completely in order, so you will need to read multiple sections to answer some questions 1. The Pacific Railroad Survey Bill authorized the search for a transcontinental railroad. Pacific’s rail line was part of this. What are four benefits of this new rail system? 1. 3. 2. [Co Se mp nte let nc e es The Northern ] 2. 4. Acts and policies such as the Homestead Act and the Pacific Railway Act allowed the government to do what?
4. Washington’s Melting Pot: Immigration- For each nationality, write why they came to Washington, what jobs they worked, and how they adjusted to life in Washington. Why they came to Washington What jobs they worked How they adjusted to life Hawaiian Irish Chinese Scandinavian 5. Who were nativists and why were they angry about immigrants? 6. How did Congress cut immigration? 7. What are three regions that brought the highest number of immigrants to the United States between 1860 -1900? 1. 2. 3.
8. Imagine you are a Chinese immigrant in Washington in the 1880 s. How are you treated by the government? How are you treated by local citizens? Describe your experience in a paragraph. Include the following terms: nativists, Chinese Exclusion Act, quota. 9. Nowhere was urbanization as rapid as it was in the state of Washington due to the access to train stations and seaports. During this time, Tacoma and Seattle were rivals and both wanted train stations in their cities. Explain the events that led to a population boom in Seattle’s development and Population BOOM
10. You are went to Klondike in search of gold. Answer the following questions as you reflect on your journey: 1. What did you bring as part of your “outfit”? 2. What was the environment like with fellow stampeders? Were people successful in finding gold? 3. What was the weather like? 4. Why was the gold rush good for your hometown, Seattle? 11. What are three factors that led to the growth of Spokane? 2. 1. 3.