AMH-Chapter 26 Outline - American History 2020 Chapter 26...

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American History 2020 Chapter 26 Outline- The Great West and the Agriculture Revolution [1865-1869] I. Western urbanization conflicts with Indians A. Disease devastated the Indian Population and the bison population, which rendered Indian nomadic life unsustainable. B. Treaties signed at Fort Laramie (1851) and For Atkinson (1853) led to Reservation system of West. (Oklahoma) C. Battle of Little Big Horn: Fetterman Massacre by Sioux War party; first Indian victory (Geronimo) D. Battle of Wounded Knee: Indian massacre to end Indian culture “Ghost dance”, represented “assimilation” of Indians into ‘Americans’. E. Dawes Severalty Act-1887: Reform of Indian Policy; took away land ownership and Indian tribe entitles - - Individualistic approach for “Americanization” of Indians. II. Mining as an Industry - - California [1849], Pikes peak Colorado [1859],Nevada Comstock Lode A. “fifty-niners” B. “Silver Senators”-represented small population of “acreage states” of west and
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AMH-Chapter 26 Outline - American History 2020 Chapter 26...

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