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Apush review unit 4
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a century of dishonor
a b, Written by Helen Hunt Jackson, it detailed the injustices made to Native Americans during US expansion
the leader of the Nez Perce tribe that killed white settlers on the way to reservations because they were mad that the government was taking their land, "I will fight no more forever"
First discovered in 1858 by Henry Comstock, some of the most plentiful and valuable silver was found here, causing many Californians to migrate here, and settle Nevada.
dawes severalty act
Bill that promised Indians tracts of land to farm in order to assimilate them into white culture. The bill was resisted, uneffective, and disastrous to Indian tribes
African Americans who moved from post reconstruction South to Kansas.
fredrick jackson turners frontier thesis
in 1893 this historian argued that American culture, especially the value of freedom had been shaped by constant availability od new places to go, explore, settle. Idea that the frontier was gone because settling west worried Americans
United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876)
A cult that tried to call the spirits of past warriors to inspire the young braves to fight. It was crushed at the Battle of Wounded Knee after spreading to the Dakota Sioux. The Ghost Dance led to the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887. This act tried to reform Indian tribes and turn them into "white" citizens. It did little good.
interstate commerce commission
a former independent federal agency that supervised and set rates for carriers that transported goods and people between states
1873- invented barbwire- which farmers used to hold herds.
Immigrant from Germany who produced the first denim pants in San Francisco during the California Gold Rush.
little big horn
In 1876, Colonel George A. Custer and 260 of his men were killed by Sioux Indians led by Sitting Bull at this battle in southern Montana. "Custer's Last Stand" became enshrined in American mythology as a symbol of the brutality of the Indian wars, although there is substantial evidence that Custer acted recklessly in attacking the large Indian encampment.
munn v. illinois
1876; The Supreme Court upheld the Granger laws. The Munn case allowed states to regulate certain businesses within their borders, including railroads, and is commonly regarded as a milestone in the growth of federal government regulation.
The more common name of the Patrons of Husbandry—this organization was formed in 1867 as a support system for struggling western farmers. This organization was a educational and social organization, but under the leadership of Oliver Kelley, this organization began to lobby state and federal governments for legislation that would protect farmers from the effects of big business.
urged government loans for farmers and called for strict railroad regulation-- needed money and needed railroads because thats how they would ship their goods
sand creek massacre
an attack on a village of sleeping Cheyenne Indians by a regiment of Colorado militiamen on 29 November 1864 that resulted in the death of more than 200 tribal members
a chief of the Sioux little big horn
a chief of the Sioux who resisted the invasion of the Black Hills and joined Sitting Bull in the defeat of General Custer at Little Bighorn (1849-1877)
Apache chieftain who raided the white settlers in the Southwest as resistance to being confined to a reservation (1829-1909)
wabash v illinois
Supreme court ruling that states could not regulate interstate commerce
In 1890, after killing Sitting Bull, the 7th Cavalry rounded up Sioux at this place in South Dakota and 300 Natives were murdered and only a baby survived.
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