Lecture Outline-the West, Industrialism

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Lecture Outline— Expansion West and the Rise of Industrial America Introduction—Background of Western Migration Factors that spurred early western migrations From Expansion to consolidation and development; o New waves of immigration west following the Civil War o The west as a source of vast natural resources to fuel growing industrialization; o The seeds of exploitation, waste and corruption; Destruction of Native American culture, and the exploitation of other nationalities Life Beyond the Frontier—the “Great American Desert” Topography and Weather Native American tribes out west— American Expansion out west during and after the Civil War Men and Women on the Overland Trail Hardship and isolation Early Contact with Native Americans Changing Government policies toward Native Americans o From removal to concentration o Differing attitudes toward Native Americans The Period of Indian Wars on the Frontier, 1860-1890 The Sioux Uprising of 1862
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