the belief that the United States was destined to stretch across the continent from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean
migration of settlers across the western unites states after the Louisiana Purchase, pushed Native American tribes out of the way OR referring to migration of the Native American tribes on the trail of tears etc.
Passed in 1862, it gave 160 acres of public land to any settler who would farm the land for five years. The settler would only have to pay a registration fee of $25.
Trail of Tears
The tragic journey of the cherokee people from their home land to indian territory between 1838 and 1839, thousands of cherokees died.
United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West. Wanted to kill as many Indians as possible
Treaty of Fort Laramie
the Sioux agreed to live on a reservation along the Mississippi river in 1868
Apache chieftain who raided the white settlers in the Southwest as resistance to being confined to a reservation (1829-1909)
Battle of Wounded Knee
US soldiers massacred 300 unarmed Native American in 1890. This ended the Indian Wars.
Dawes Allotment Act
1887 law that divided reservation land into private family plots