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Manifest Destiny

The belief that it was Gods will for America to be inhabited from East to West

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Abolitionists

People who believed slavery:
- Should not be allowed in new western states
- Slavery in the South should be abolished

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Missouri Compromise Line

1820, agreed new Northern States would be FREE - new Southern states could KEEP SLAVERY

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When did the Missouri Compromise Line of 1820 last till?

1850

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Nomadic

Follow your food

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Example of Nomadic Tribe/People

Sioux

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Abraham Lincoln

REPUBLICAN president of the USA

1860 - 1865

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What did Lincoln introduce?

Emancipation (freedom ) in 1863

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When was Lincoln assassinated?

1865

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When was the Battle of Little Big Horn?

June, 1876 - Final Battle elf the Winter campaigns

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Who was the American general involved in the Battle of Little Big Horn?

General Custer

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Who led the Sioux tribe into battle in The Battle of Little Big Horn?

Crazy Horse

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Overview of the Battle of Little Big Horn

- General Custer got to Big Horn Valley a DAY EARLY
- Attempted a suprise attack on the Sioux Camp

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What was Custer’s cavalry known as?

7th Cavalry

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Reservations

US government have the Sioux protected hunting land

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When was the first Reservation set up?

First Fort Laramie Treaty / Indian Appropriation Act of 1851

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What was the name of the reservation act given to the Sioux in 1868?

Great Sioux Reservations

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Turkey Red

Wheat bought from Russia which could grow in all types of conditions.

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When was the Desert Land Act?

1877

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What was the Desert Land Act?

Like the Homestead Act - you could get 600 acres of land (poor land)