Quiz Chapter 18
THE NEW SOUTH AND THE NEW WEST, 1865 -1900
"Exodusters" migrated to the West often because
they were making their exodus from the South in search of a place devoid of racism and
After the capture of many of his people by U.S. soldiers, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Indians gave
a speech saying that
the time had come to stop fighting and put a stop to his people's needless deaths.
Although an important document in American history, Turner's "frontier thesis" is in some ways
problematic because it
exaggerated the homogenizing effect of the frontier environment and virtually ignored the role of
women, Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, and Asians.
At the turn of the century, ________ argued that the black response to racial prejudice should be
one of "ceaseless agitation" directed toward achieving political and social equality.
W. E. B. Du Bois
Buffalo soldiers were
black soldiers, most of whom had been Civil War veterans, fighting in the West against the Indians.
In 1877, President Rutherford Hayes addressed the American approach to dealing with
Native Americans, saying,