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History Alive: Unit 17
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in 1877 Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Nation surrendered to units of the U.S. Cavalry. Before this retreat the Nez Perce fought a cunning strategic retreat toward refuge in Canada from about 2,000 Army soldiers. This surrender, after fighting 13 battles and going about 1,600 miles toward Canada, marked the last great battle between the U.S. government and an Indian nation
church founded by Joseph Smith in 1830 with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, religious group that emphasized moderation, saving, hard work, and risk-taking; moved from Illinois to Utah
Many Chinese came to America with the 1849 California Gold Rush; many then returned to China.
Spanish-speaking southwesterners who worked for low pay on white-Americans' farms.
settlers who went westward for adventure,hunt and trap in search of new land to to farm for their families
a gold seeker in the California gold rush of 1849
an area of land granted to Spanish and Mexican citizens in North America, usually for ranching (for example, raising cattle)
An area of land being worked by a miner. The miner had the right to valuable minerals found in the claim.
Across the continent. The transcontinental railroad stretched across the continent of North America.
represenatives of a religion who try to get other people adopt that religion
a wooden frame that fastens around an animal's neck
"The old men are all dead," _________ announced. "I want to have time to look for my children...Maybe I shall find them among the dead. Hear me, my cheifs. I am tired; my heart is sick and sad. From where the sun still stands, I will fight no more, forever."
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