Flashcards in Pt.3 - American West - Expansion, Conflict & Consolidation Deck (20):
Who were Trappers?
Mountain Men, Traded with Natives and caught animals
What was the Fort Laramie Treaty?
Created Reservation - US didn’t heed to the treaties - led to Sioux attacks
When was the Fort Laramie Treaties?
1851 and 1868
What was the 7th Cavalry?
General Custer’s army at the Battle of Little Big Horn - 1876
When was the Battle of Little Big Horn?
Who led the 7th Cavalry into the Battle of Little Big Horn?
What did Harriet Tubman do?
Created the Underground Railroad 1830s - 1865
When was the Underground Railroad?
1830s - 1865
Where did the slaves escape to from the Underground Railroad?
North or Canada
Who was Wakan Tanka?
The Sioux God
How many people were needed to make a state?
What was ASSIMILATION?
Trying to get Sioux children into Christian Americans
What Policy cane after the Dawes Act 1887?
How did Chinese Immigrants help the construction of the Railroad?
-Built the West side of the Railroad
Why did Chinese immigrants come to America?
-Famines in China 1840s - 60s
When was the famines in China?
1840’s - 60’s
What was Conscription?
Soldiers were forced to fight in the army
Who introduced Conscription First?
Confederacy (South) in 1862
What was the Perpetual Emigrating Fund?
Mormons paid some money to move the Salt Lake City