A rare moment in the costume o her sex Women in Mining Towns Women in Mining

A rare moment in the costume o her sex women in

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A rare moment in the “costume o her sex”
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Women in Mining Towns
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Women in Mining Towns Soiled Dove
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Diversity in the West Diversity Blacks Buffalo Soldiers – named because hair like buffalo Mexicans 82% -1850 19% - 1890 Mormons Polygamy delayed statehood for Utah - 1896 Chinese Chinese Exclusion Act 1882
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Diversity in the West Buffalo Soldiers
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Diversity in the West Ygnacio Del Valle Del Valle Family – California One of the riches men in CA
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Diversity in the West Mexican miners in Arizona
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Homesteading Homestead Act 1862 160 acres – 5 years RR/covered wagon 1889-1900 Oklahoma Dugout/Sod House Find water Grow their own
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Homesteading 180 million acres 2.5 million farms – 1860 to 1900 Actual homesteading 1 of 5 – the rest sold for profit Oklahoma –land runs 1889-1900 1889 Land Run - Oklahoma
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Agriculture & Ranching Cattle Kingdom 1865- 1885 Chisholm Trail – TX to KS Dodge City, KS Barbed Wire – 1874 - ended open range Oklahoma settlements Resulted in the loss of Indian Territory and leases to cattlemen
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Agriculture & Ranching Sharecropping Still slaves but free slaves Ranch land - cotton Speculation Farming monopolies Miller & Lux – 1.25 million acres Less than 1% Californian’s owned half agricultural land Migrant Native Americans – Hop Gathering in Washington
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Farming What made it possible to farm with fewer hands? Mechanized equipment – steel plows, reapers, mowers, combines… horse drawn to steam powered Did production numbers also increase? 4 times corn; 5 times hay; 7 times wheat and oats Who did US farms and ranchers sell to? Global
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The Gilded Age Roughing It & The Gilded Age by Mark Twain Frederick Jackson Turner – “manifest destiny” 1890 - Expansion Set the Tone Racial and ethnic tensions Corrupt politicians Greedy monopolies
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Conclusion Native Americans & US Government – Treaties and Indian Wars First Treaty of Fort Laramie 1850 Sand Creek Massacre Palo Duro Canyon Indian Uprising Battle of Little Big Horn
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Conclusion Indian Boarding Schools = Assimilation Dawes Act 1887 = Assimilation Mining Diverse Population
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Conclusion Homesteading Agriculture Ranching
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