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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".

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Chief Joseph

Nez Pearce leader and representatives.

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"Custer's Last Stand"

On June 25,1876, Custer and his troops were wiped out by one the longest indian contingents ever assembled.

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Comstock Lode

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Edmunds Act

1882 act that effectively disfranchised those who believed in or practiced polygamy and threatened them with fines and imprisionment.
Pg. 617

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Brigham Young

A prophet of the Mormons that migrated a group in 1846-47 to Great Salt Lake Basin to form a communities that practiced polygamy.
Pg. 616

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Long Drives

Cattle Drive taken by cowboys and cattle to water.

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Homestead Act

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Morrill Act of 1862

Act by which "land-grant" colleges acquired space for campuses in return for promising to institute agricultural and mechanical colleges.

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William F. Cody

Former pony express rider, amy scout, and farmed buffalo hunter,
Pg. 631

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A Century of Dishonor

Expose written by Helen Hunt Jackson that detailed the plight of indian people.
Pg. 639

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Ghost Dance

The spiritual dance of Native Americans.