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The grassland region of the United States

Great Plains

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1868 treaty in which the Sioux agreed to live on a reservation

Treaty of Fort Laramie

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Leader of Hunkpapa Sioux

Sitting Bull

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Colonel in U.S. Cavalry

George A. Custer

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Name of plan to make Native Americans part of white culture

Assimilation

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Law that broke up Native American reservations

Dawes Act

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U.S. massacre of Sioux at Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota

Battle of Wounded Knee

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Sturdy cattle accustomed to dry grasslands

Longhorn

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Major cattle route from San Antonio, Texas, through Oklahoma to Kansas

Chisholm Trail

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Three-month long overland transport of cattle

Long drive

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Act that offered free land to western settlers

Homestead Act

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African-American settlers in the West

Exodusters

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A frontier home, usually dug into a hill or made from sod

Soddy

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Act that helped establish agricultural colleges

Morrill Act

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Large, single-crop farms

Bonanza farm

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Farmer who founded the Grange

Oliver Hudson Kelley

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Organization that fought for farmers' rights

Grange

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Groups of farm organizations

Farmers' Alliances

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Political movement that sought advancement for farmers and laborers

Populism

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Backing dollars solely with gold

Gold standard

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1896 Republican presidential nominee

William McKinley

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1896 Populist/Democratic presidential nominee

William Jennings Bryan