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1

Who were Trappers?

Mountain Men, Traded with Natives and caught animals

2

What was the Fort Laramie Treaty?

Created Reservation - US didn’t heed to the treaties - led to Sioux attacks

3

When was the Fort Laramie Treaties?

1851 and 1868

4

What was the 7th Cavalry?

General Custer’s army at the Battle of Little Big Horn - 1876

5

When was the Battle of Little Big Horn?

1876

6

Who led the 7th Cavalry into the Battle of Little Big Horn?

General Custer

7

What did Harriet Tubman do?

Created the Underground Railroad 1830s - 1865

8

When was the Underground Railroad?

1830s - 1865

9

Where did the slaves escape to from the Underground Railroad?

North or Canada

10

Who was Wakan Tanka?

The Sioux God

11

How many people were needed to make a state?

60,000

12

What was ASSIMILATION?

Trying to get Sioux children into Christian Americans

13

What Policy cane after the Dawes Act 1887?

Assimilation

14

How did Chinese Immigrants help the construction of the Railroad?

-Built the West side of the Railroad
-Cheap Labor

15

Why did Chinese immigrants come to America?

-Opium Wars
-Famines in China 1840s - 60s

16

When was the famines in China?

1840’s - 60’s

17

What was Conscription?

Soldiers were forced to fight in the army

18

Who introduced Conscription First?

Confederacy (South) in 1862

19

What was the Perpetual Emigrating Fund?

Mormons paid some money to move the Salt Lake City

20

Who invented the Perpetual Emigrating Fund?

Brigham Young