indentured servants whose condition was close to slavery
Chinese Exclusion Act
Passed in 1882; banned Chinese immigration in US for 10 years and barred Chinese already in the country from becoming naturalized citizens. It was made because of the growing fear of unemployment and labor unrest in white/American citzens.
first discovered in 1858 by Henry Comstock in the Washoe district, some of the most plentiful and valuable silver (and some gold) was found here, causing many Californians to migrate here, and settle Nevada.
Indian Wars is the name used in the United States to describe a series of conflicts between the colonial or federal government & the native people of North America.
Sand Creek Massacre
In Colorado territory in 1864, U.S army colonel J. M. Chivington led a surprise attack on a peaceful Cheyenne settlement along Sand Creek River. The Cheyenne under Chief Black Kettle tried to surrender.The U.S army killed about 200-400 Cheyenne during the conflict