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Arizona History Chapter 8

Chapter 8

Economic Growth

Key Topics:

Go West!

Agriculture in the Salt River Valley

The Swilling Irrigation and Canal Company

The Phoenix Townsite

The Arizona Canal

Phoenix - A Flourishing Trade Center

Salt River Valley's Water Supply

Roosevelt Dam

Brave Men in Wooden Boats

Mormon Settlements

Lehi and Mesa

The Mormons

Mining in Territorial Days

Copper Mining

The Clifton-Morenci Strike

The Cattle Industry

Cattle Feeding in the Salt River Valley

The Aztec Land and Cattle Company

Branding!

The Sheep Industry

The Ostrich Industry

Lumber:  Arizona's First Major Manufactured Product

Stagecoach Travel

Wagon Freighting

The Southern Pacific and Santa Fe Railroads

The First Automobiles in Arizona

 

Vocabulary:

transcontinental

opportunist

cultivate

unproductive

divert

gorge

glen

ethnology

integrity

polygamist

supplement

assayer

overproduction

profitable

agitator

homestead

consolidate

obsolete

notoriety

teamster

tandem

People to Know:

Major John Wesley Powell

Doctor James Douglas

 

Review Questions:

1-18

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