Try Doddle History: American Expansion

Free quiz on the Development of the Great Plains

This American expansion quiz will test your GCSE students on what drove the development of the Great Plains. Interactive questions cover a range of factors, including the impact of the American Civil War, the first Transcontinental railway, the cattle industry and various government policies.

It also supports quality independent learning with immediate feedback and formative recap slides to provide extra information and context after incorrect answers.

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