Time Managment

Topics: Native Americans in the United States, Cheyenne, United States Pages: 5 (362 words) Published: December 6, 2013
Plains Indians, 1865-1900 (Native Americans)

Westward Expansion, 1865-1890

1. Railroads- largest industry most powerful wealthiest

Promontory Point, Utah, 1869 – the first intercontinental railroad, merger east coast to west coast

US Army

2. Search of wealth- people move to the WEST make more money

San Francisco, 1849- gold is discovered U.S largest gold rush

Gold & Land-

Homestead Act- federal program recruit people to move to the west, dirt cheap prices ,dangerous!


3. European Immigration, 1860-1890- 4 million Europeans enter the U.S

German (NAVTISM)!!!! Believe that the country is for only them Foreigners ARE NOT ALLOWED!

4. Manifest Destiny

Characteristics of Plains Indians


Indian Wars, 1860-1900- an official wars against native Americas


Bureau of Indian Affairs

Reasons for Indian attacks

Buffalo- very important animal

Buffalo Soldiers, 1866- first professional ALL BLACK soldier group, give blacks job eliminate Indians

Membership- former slaves men, free blacks

Tasks- A LOT main purpose against the U.S military in this war against Native Americans build bridges building schools and hospitals

Battles-5000 qualified

Name- the native americans gave this name too them


Why Enlist?

Cheyenne Indians

Black Kettle

White Antelope

San Creek Massacre, 1864

Washita River Massacre

Apache Indians


Gen. George Cook

Sioux Indians

Black Hills, 1874

Treaty of Fort Laramie, 1868

Red Cloud

Spotted Tail

Sitting Bull

Ulysses S. Grant & peace

Peace Policy, 1869

Custer’s Last Stand, 1876- great Indian Killer

Little Big Horn- john Custer is killed

Crazy Horse

Effects / ramifications

Massacre at Wounded Knee, 1890-native Americans vs. U.S army 500k killed

Standing Bear

Nez Perce

Chief Joseph


Goal of Assimilation-

White justification for reservations

Indian’s perspective on reservations

Reservation lands

Self-destructive behaviors

White reformers & the Indian Assimilation Mvt., 1879-response to war anti-war movement

Standing Bear

Indian Assimilation Conference, 1883

Indian Boarding School Mvt., 1879

Carlisle, Penn.-boarding school

Dawes Severalty Act, 1887-response to standing bearv



American Indian Civil Rights Mvt.

Standing Bear

Luther a.k.a Plenty Kill

Populist Party

U.S. Govt. Response



The Chinese Experience out west, 1850-1900


American Nativism

California Tax Law

Promontory point

Chinatowns, 1870s

Type of work

Anti-Chinese Sentiment

Workingman’s Party of California, 1878

Chinese Exclusion Act, 1882

Japanese & Koreans

Indian, Indonesia, & Arabian Peninsula

Exclusionary laws, 1943 & 1952
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