The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution

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The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution Women Issues With more women working and in the city, marriages were delayed, family sizes continued to get smaller, and divorce rates increased. Women’s Suffrage In 1890 Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony formed the National Woman Suffrage Association . . . like Carrie Chapman Call, a pragmatic businesslike reformer . . . Women were able to vote in many local elections, and in the Wyoming Territory, they were granted the first unrestricted suffrage in 1869. Black women were not able to join in these campaigns, so Ida B. Wells launched a campaign to protest lynching in 1892. Clara Barton (1821-1912) She served in the Civil War as a nurse, and then founded the American Red Cross in 1881 … Massachusetts school teacher Prohibition The National Prohibition Party, organized in 1869, helped to rid the cities of drinking. The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union was organized in 1874, led by Frances E. Willard. The Anti-Saloon League was formed in 1893 These groups would eventually win a major accomplishment with the passage of the national prohibition amendment, the 18 th Amendment, in 1919. The Disappearance of the Great West and the Native Americans By 1890, the entire West . . . had been carved into states and 4 territories
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In 1860, there were about 360,000 Native Americans, but sadly . . . The clash was inevitable. Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and the Indian territory-Oklahoma For more than a decade after the Civil War, fierce warfare between Indians and the US Army raged . . . Battles such as at Sand Creek, CO in 1864 . . . 1866 Sioux attack of Cap. Fetterman’s 81 soldiers at Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountain. Not one US soldier survived, . . . But in 1874 when Custer found gold in the Black Hills of SD, part of the Sioux
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course HISTORY GEA2000 taught by Professor Mr.adesina during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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