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Unit 1 History
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the grassland extending through the west-central portion of the United States
tribes around the Missouri River...
grew crops because the land is veyr fertile
Tribes farther West (Sioux and Cheyenne)...
hunted buffalo and gathered wild food
Horses were introduced in America by..
uses of buffalo
food, clothes, utensils, weapons, tools, pot, rope
Native american beliefs about land
no one could own it- travelled a lot
Why didn't people smile in pictures?
to eliminate movement/blur in pictures
Where was gold first discovered?
Mining camps were called
What brought people West?
Gold and Railroads
The US initially set aside all of the ..... for the Native Americans, but eventually restricted them to...
great plains, specific boundaries for each tribe
The formation of reservations caused 2 types of clashes between settlers and Native Americans...
Culture/land clashes and assimilation clashes
Who wrote a book exposes the US's broken promises with the native americans
2 things the US did to assimilate the Native Americans..
set up schools to teach them how to act white and forced them to cut their hair and attend Christian churches
What is the Dawes act?
It was passed by the US to break up the reservations and give indian families plots of land to farm. It sold the extra land to settlers with the intention of giving that money to the Native Americans for farm equipment, which never happened.
What major catastrophe to the NA culture happened when the settlers came West?
The endangering of the buffalo.
What battle was Custer's last stand?
The battle of Little Big Horn
Who led the indian tribe in the Battle of Little Big Horn?
Sitting Bull, Gall, and Crazy Horse
trait of Custer
What did Sitting Bull do after being defeated
joined Buffalo Bills traveling show
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