The religious ritual...brought Native Americans together through hope
Indians that moved around looking for food
The original treaties promised to keep...and...off the reservations
miners and settlers
Governent Agency that was in charge of enfocing rules on reservations
Bueau of Indian Affairs
The dawes Act made...
all the land on reservation individually owned. 160 acres
The extra land left over from the Dawes act was...
sold to white settlers
The negative effects of the Dawes act
Chiefs lost most of their power. Indians no longer united
Chiricahua Apache, fought in the Apache wars
What were the reservations supposed to do?
Contain Indians, change them
American Indian War
Conflicts between indians and US goverment
Problems with Reservations
unfertile land, the Indians were not farmers,
when the government took advantage of the Indians, especially the Bureau of Indian Affairs
3 examples of Conflicts
Great Sioux WAr, Apache Wars, Nez Perce WAr
A def indian didn't hear the orders to drop his gun, US army starte shooting at everyone
Was considered the end of the American Indian War
Reasons for Chinese Immigrating to America
Money, famine, and war
The Chineses experience in the US at first was...
good. Welcomed by Americans. Considered "celestial men of business"
The right, given by Providence to takeover and expand America and spread liberty
The first settlers on a frontier
Before railroads settlers used...for transportation
...were built that used locks, barges and mules
the steel plow allowed farmers to settle on the...
a new form of transportation called...could travel in ay weather and go upstream easily
the steam boat
...could go anywhere and did not freeze in the winter
war over boarder of texas and ORio Grande river
Lousiana Purchase bought from
Small areas where the Native americans were forced to stay
An agreement between 2 nations
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Government agency put incharg of "taking care" of the indians
Gold was found in California. Everyone rushed out west to "get rich" gold soon ran out
Small towns temporary towns, gross during the day, dangerous at night. Usually last about 2 months
to give up
Men who explored most of the west and made their money by selling animal furs