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Nebraska Trailblazer
 Puzzle Answers and Solutions

No answers are needed for the following issues of Nebraska Trailblazer:

#03 Oregon Trail
#06 Nebraska Territory
#07 Early Settlers
#12 What's for Lunch?
#18 Aviation in Nebraska
#21 World War II
#22 Nebraska and the Presidents
#25 The Atomic Age in Nebraska

#01 Native Americans
Crossword Puzzle
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#02 Explorers
Word Search
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#04 Nebraska's First Farmers
Crossword Puzzle
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#05 Settlers' Homes
Word Search
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#08 Ranching
Brands Quiz

1. Striped J
2. Tumbling K
3. Circle A
4. Lazy K
5. M Slash R
6. Swinging W
7. Circle Dot
8. Box Y
9. Rocking R
10. Rail X
11. Flying V
12. Bar B

#09 Fort Atkinson
Word Scramble

1. corn, potaotes, turnips, hay

2. horse races, card games, billiards, hunting, parties, dances

3. post library, post band

4. gifts, clothing, tobacco, whiskey, edible treats, sundries*

*inexpensive odds and ends

#10 Railroads
Vocabulary Quiz

All of them are related to railroads. Look up any you did not underline in the dictionary and find the meaning that relates to railroads.

#11 A Nebraska Childhood
Crossword Puzzle
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#13 Banking
Word Match
1. d; 2. f; 3. i; 4. c; 5. j; 6. e; 7. b; 8. g; 9. k; 10. a; 11. l; 12. h

#14 The State Capitol
Quiz
1. d; 2. b; 3. d; 4. c; 5. b; 6. a,c,e; 7. c; 8. c; 9. b; 10. d; 11. a; 12. b

 #15 Nebraska State Symbols
Word Search
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#16 Red Cloud and the Sioux Nation
Timeline Quiz
a. 6, 1883; b. 9, 1890; c. 11, 1898; d. 13, 1909; e. 7, 1886; f. 2, 1874; g. 8, 1889; h. 12, 1901; i. 1, 1873; j. 5. 1879; k. 4, 1878; l. 10, 1897; m. 3, 1876

#17 Notable Nebraskans
Crossword Puzzle
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#19 Agribusiness
Corn Quiz

1. Corn is America's major foodstuff and our major agricultural export. Corn may be used as dofo food, eflu fuel, and in nuditrsy industry.

2. A typical bushel of corn weighs 56 pounds. A kerned of corn is 61% ratcsh starch, 19.2 % tunelg gluten and ulhl hull, 3.8% lio oil, and 16% trwae water.

3. Corn is separated into ratcsh starch, beluloss solubles, tunelg gluten, ulhl hull, and megr germ.

4. It is then refined into many products including edfe feed, athnelo ethanol, ruspy syrup, oxdester dextrose, tucrofes fructose, nocr lio corn oil, and toaimlxnedrts maltodextrins.

5. All but oatmeal and puffed rice contain a form of corn.


#20 Town Builders
Word Match
1. b; 2. f; 3. d; 4. a; 5. h; 6. c; 7. e; 8. g

Information about your town's name and history may be found in Perkey's Nebraska Place Names by Elton A. Perkey.

#23 Spain on the Plains
Word Search
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#24 Czechs in Nebraska
Quiz

Answers: (1) (accept one of the following) shortage of land, farms too small-hard to make a living, wanted to own land, to avoid political and religious prejudice, avoid military service (2) Sokols (3) kolace (4) farming (5) selling their small land holdings (6) Bohemia and Moravia (7) Hospodar (8) hearts, bluebirds, doves, daisies, tulips, poppies (9) pork sausage, roast goose, roast duck, rabbit, sauerkraut, Potato soup, bean soup, potato or bread dumplings, rye bread, rolls (10) 540,000 (11) accept any reasonable answer

#26 William Jennings Bryan
Crossword Puzzle
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#27 Archeology
Word Search
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#28 African American Homesteaders
and Soldiers in Nebraska

Puzzle
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