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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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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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1.07 US History

Which government intervention would most likely cause problems for inhabitants of the region marked Indian territory A. Homestead act Considering the map above what conclusions can be drawn about The native Americans journey to the Read more…

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chapter 17

Explain the American concept of “Manifest Destiny” and its role in the setlement of the west. -the united states had the right to aggressively spread the values of white civilization and expand the nation from Read more…

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History Chapter 40

How did the transcontinental railroad effect westward migration? What impact did this have on Native American relations? It made them be able to move faster, easier, and cheaper. It created more conflict. What drove the Read more…

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Chapter 13

Great Plains A mostly flat and grassy region of western North America Treaty of Fort Laramie 1851 treaty that restricted Indians to specific areas away from the major trails Sitting Bull American Indian chief, he Read more…

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Ch. 4 US History

Early prosecuters would extract shallow deposits of ore by Placer mining The Comstock Load was a rich deposit of Silver Many of the first miners in the Colorado mountains did not find any minerals because 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…