Flashcards in Basic#18 Deck (12):
Sand Creek Massacre
The near annihilation in 1864 of Black Kettle's Cheyenne band by Colorado Troops under Colonel John Chivington's orders to "kill and scalp all, big, and little".
Nez Pearce leader and representatives.
"Custer's Last Stand"
On June 25,1876, Custer and his troops were wiped out by one the longest indian contingents ever assembled.
1882 act that effectively disfranchised those who believed in or practiced polygamy and threatened them with fines and imprisionment.
A prophet of the Mormons that migrated a group in 1846-47 to Great Salt Lake Basin to form a communities that practiced polygamy.
Cattle Drive taken by cowboys and cattle to water.
Morrill Act of 1862
Act by which "land-grant" colleges acquired space for campuses in return for promising to institute agricultural and mechanical colleges.
William F. Cody
Former pony express rider, amy scout, and farmed buffalo hunter,
A Century of Dishonor
Expose written by Helen Hunt Jackson that detailed the plight of indian people.