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The Geography of the plains

Baron, Lifeless, abundance of building supplies, flat.


Plain indian tribes

Blackfoot, Arapaho, Assiniboine, Cheyenne, Comanche, Crow, Gros Ventre, Kiowa, Lakota, Lipan, Plains Apache.


Plain indian beliefs

The Plains Indians believed in the Great Spirit, Wakan Tanka.
Plains Indians believed that the earth was their 'mother' and belonged to all creatures that used it.


The three thypes of people that travelled west

Mountain men, early migrants and miners.


Who were the Mormons?

A religious group.


What were the mormons beliefs?

Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the (ours and yours) Savior of the world. His life and teachings are the way to peace and happiness.
God's Plan for Happiness
Knowing your purpose in life, where you came from and where you’re going gives you hope, peace and direction.
Restoration of the Gospel
Our Heavenly Father has restored the ancient Gospel of Jesus Christ through latter-day prophets.
God's Commandments
God has given commandments through His prophets to help you live a happy life.


Attitudes to the Great American Desert

At the time, the area was only inhabited by tribes of native American Indians. White Americans considered it to be unfit for habitation.


Manifest destiny

Manifest Destiny is a term for the attitude prevalent during the 19th century period of American expansion that the United States not only could, but was destined to, stretch from coast to coast


cattle rancing

The movement of cattle from one place to another.


The effects of the civil war

Emancipation Proclamation
Death in the Civil War
Scalawags and Carpetbaggers
Jim Crow Laws


Fort laramie treaties

In the spring of 1868 a conference was held at Fort Laramie, in present day Wyoming, which resulted in a treaty with the Sioux. This treaty was to bring peace between the whites and the Sioux who agreed to settle within the Black Hills reservation in the Dakota Territory.