History

HIST chapters 16-22

The Homestead Act of 1862 was designed to A-encourage the settlement of abandoned southern plantations. B-encourage miners to develop the coal regions of Pennsylvania. C-speed up economic development of the West. D-create markets for the Read more…

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Dawes Act 1887

What happened? An act that authorized the president of us to divide tribal land/divide it into allotments for individuals Indians Who was involved? Alice Fletcher (leader of group, friends of Indians) Jane Gay (poet, photography) Read more…

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Dawes act

Assimilation the process whereby a minority group gradually adopts the customs and attitudes of the prevailing culture Reservation a tract of land set apart by the federal government for a special purpose, especially one for Read more…

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Quiz 2/Exam 2

Allotment Act of 1887 Dawes act Allotting land for indians – detribalization Luiseno voted for allotment the most After 25 years of living on the land the males can become citizens. get rid of tribes Read more…

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Unit 6

In Horatio Alger’s books, the hero is successful primarily as a result of his hard work and talent “The President of the United States…hereby is authorized, whenever in his opinion any reservation or any part Read more…

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chapter 31

1. The United States gained western territory by all of the following means EXCEPT A) treaty with Britain. B) purchase from France. C) treaty with Spain. D) war and purchase from Mexico. E) purchase from Read more…

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Honors US: Ch. 22

The first large gold rush of the 1800s occurred in The mountains of Colorado All of the following statements are true about typical mining towns except As towns developed, local agriculture and transportation decreased Which Read more…

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APUSH Chapter 16 IDs

Plains Indians Most widespread Indian group in W; a diverse group of tribes and language groups. Some farmers, some highly nomadic hunters. Cultures based on close &extended family networks & initmate relationship w/nature. Tribes subdivided Read more…

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The Dawes Act & Imperialism

the dawes act of 1887 it provided each native american with a portion of land and provided U.S. citizenship the purpose of the dawes act to get indians to act more like settlers native american Read more…

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AP US History Terms

Black Codes laws passed in the south just after the civil war aimed at controlling freedmen and enabling plantation owners to exploit african american workers Chinese Exclusion Act Pased in 1882; banned Chinese immigration in Read more…

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U.S. History Semester Exam

It created Native American land owners on reservations. Which is the correct relationship between the Dawes Act and private property rights? They were primarily Catholic. Why were some immigrants, especially those from southern and eastern Read more…

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US History Chapter 6

Edwin L. Drake successfully used steam engine to drill for oil, removing oil from beneath earth’s surface. made it practical Bessemer Process a cheap and efficient process of makin steel developed around 1850 Thomas Alva Read more…

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American History Benchmark Exam

Massacre at Wounded Knee ended religious expression for the Sioux Nation and closed the American Frontier Grain elevators, reapers and steel plows made it possible for farmers to shift from subsistence farming to commercial farming Read more…

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U.S. History Module 1 Review

May 28, 1830 Chapter CXLVIII An Act to provide for an exchange of lands with the Indians residing in any of the states or territories and for their removal west of the river Mississippi. Be Read more…

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Dawes act

Dawes act also known as General Allotment Act or Dawes Severalty Act of 1887 The Act was named for its creator Senator Henry Laurens Dawes of Massachusetts. The objectives of the Dawes Act were to Read more…

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SS 801 10/3

on the great plains Barbed wire fences and sod houses were most likely found expanding interstate commerce nationwide What was the most signifigant economic impact of the transcontinental railroads during the late 1800s? encourage assimilation Read more…

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Chapter 16 APUSH key terms

Carlisle Indian School Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was the flagship Indian boarding school in the United States from 1879 through 1918. Founded in 1879 by Captain Richard Henry Pratt under authority of Read more…

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APUSH Chapter 26

Indian Territory Area that is now Oklahoma and parts of Kansas and Nebraska to which Native Americans were moved Sioux American Indians that lived on the Great Plains region of the United States. Great Sioux Read more…