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Treaty of Fort Laramie
the Sioux agreed to live on a reservation, but Sitting Bull (leader of the Sioux) never signed it
William Jennings Bryan
presidential candidate nominated by Democrats and Republicans who favored bimetallism
backing dollars with only gold to keep prices from rising, favored by Republicans "goldbugs".
Sand Creek Massacre
US army's killing of about 150 cheyenne elderly, women and children at the Sand Creek Reservation in Colorado territory
(leader of the Sioux) defeated and killed George Custer and his troops at Little Bighorn River
United States military leader who was defeated by the Lakota in the Battle of Big Horn in 1876.
A ritual the Sioux performed to bring back the buffalo and return the Native American tribes to their land
was the major cattle route from San Antonio, Texas, to Kansas where they were shipped by rail to Chicago
One of the two railroad companies that built the Transcontinental RR. Started in Sacramento, California and went East
the railroad company that began building of the transcontinental railroad from its eastern starting point in Omaha, Nebraska
Yellowstone National Park
the oldest national park in the world; has more gysers and hot springs than any other area in the world
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