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Unformatted text preview: Also large tracts of land were being bought. 160 acres were too small, farmers needed more. The Railroad and Western Expansion Pacific Railroad Act pledged that a railroad would be built from the East to the West. Land and cash loans were provided to the company that was the one to build the first railroad. In May 1869 the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific Jupiter met at Promontory Point. The Assault on Native-American Cultures Native-Americans250,000 were the Eastern tribes and included the Cherokee, Creek and the Shawnee. The Plains were included in Idaho and Montana. Between 1872 and 1874 there were over 4 million, by 1883 there were over 13 million. The Indian Wars Native-Americans thought that there was an encroachment....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2010 for the course AMH 2020 taught by Professor Michelleadams during the Spring '06 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '06