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Chapter 17 Battle of Little Big Horn: In 1876, chiefs Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse led the Sioux warriors in victory against the US Army’s most famous Indian fighter, General George Custer Battle of Wounded Knee: In December 1890, the US Army caught up with the Sioux fleeing from the reservations at Wounded Knee Creek. Although the Sioux had surrendered, the army killed over 200 men, women, and children, using the most modern machine guns and cannons. Ghost Dance: The Paiute prophet Wovoka predicted that Indians who performed the Ghost Dance would survive and gain new strength as their ancestors and wild game returned to life. Dawes Severalty Act (1887): Allowed the president to distribute lands originally set aside as Indian reservations to individuals. Indians who settled on these lands would become farmers and real citizens, but within 20 years, Native Americans lost 60% of their land. “Jim Crow” Laws: made segregation legal in public places Plessy v. Ferguson (1896): “separate but equal” facilities did not violate the Fourteenth Amendment’s equal protection clause Booker T. Washington: “gradualism”- economic self-help and Puritan values of hard work, cleanliness, frugality, and moderation would help African Americans succeed despite racism. W.E.B. Du Bois: “militancy”- blacks must be active in their fight for equal rights, that they would not just come in time National Grange: a farmer’s movement that was successful in regulating the railroads and grain warehouses Homestead Act: granted 160 acres to any family who lived on the claim for five years or paid $1.25 an acre after 6 months of residence. Farmer’s Alliances: “equal rights to all, special privileges to none” – improve the
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