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New West_over - 2 Chief Joseph of Nez Percé(1877 3...

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Lecture 4: The New West I. Migration West A. Government Incentives 1. Transcontinental Railroad (1869) 2. Homestead Act of 1862 B. Economic Opportunities 1. Mining 2. Ranching 3. Agriculture II. Diversity of the West III. The Native American Presence A. Demography and Culture(s). 1. Wichita, Pawnee, Omaha 2. Lakota Sioux, Cheyenne B. Federal Reservation Policy C. Conflict and Resistance – The Plains Wars 1. Sitting Bull of Lakota Sioux (1877)
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Chief Joseph of Nez Percé (1877) 3. Geronimo of the Apache (1886) 4. Wounded Knee (1890) D. Assimilation and Reform 1. Reform Movements a. Women’s National Indian Association (WNIA) b. Indian Rights Association (IRA) c. Indian Schools (Carlisle School) 2. Dawes Severalty Act (1887) IV. The Closing of the Frontier Frederick Jackson Turner and the Frontier Thesis (1893)...
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