WONDER #2324: When Did the American "Old West" End?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. what it was like to travel in a covered wagon.
  2. what life was like in the Old West.
  3. how to become a settler.
  4. the government forcing Native American tribes off their land.

Question 2 of 3

What caused the American bison population to decrease?

  1. Settlers hunted them.
  2. They died of a mysterious disease.
  3. People forced them out of the land they grazed.
  4. Both a and c

Question 3 of 3

Today, ______% of Americans live west of the Mississippi River.

  1. 23
  2. 76
  3. 90
  4. 58

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