Questions: Sections 11-13
- Immigrants were able to preserve the language and culture of their homelands through what?
- What organization did women establish in churches?
- What language was used in the church services?
- To what ethnic group did people of the English Lutheran Church belong?
- Which church groups were more likely than others to build large, fancy church buildings?
- What did the churches celebrate that helped the community meet cultural needs?
- What was a customary evening event in the homes of some ethnic groups?
- Where were the social centers of the early North Dakota pioneers?
- What buildings later became gathering places for community functions?
- What were the auction sales called at which boxes of food were bid on?
- Name two areas that were set aside for men only.
- Name two major summer highlights for many communities.
- What were theaters called in which live performances were held?
- Who purchased one of the first automobiles in the state? When and where was the first auto race in the state?
- In 1905, the North Dakota legislature passed the first laws dealing with what?
- What was the average size of a farm in 1900?
Critical Thinking Questions
- Which do you think would be more important to build first in a pioneer community—a church or a school? Explain.
- Do you think the first traffic laws were reasonable? Explain.