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1 st Quiz Chapter 18 THE NEW SOUTH AND THE NEW WEST, 1865 -1900 1. "Exodusters" migrated to the West often because they were making their exodus from the South in search of a place devoid of racism and poverty. 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,

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