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Flashcards in Wild West Multiple Choice Deck (15):
1

Importance of Buffalo in the Great Plains

They could be used for tools, shelter, clothing, wax, glue, there stomachs could carry water, etc

2

Cavalry

Soldiers on horseback

3

What is a sooner?

Someone who cheated during the Oklahoma land rush

4

Cherokee Trail of Tears

Due to the Indian Removal Act of 1830, Indians were forced out of there own land. 4000 of the 13000 died, most died from exposure. Had to go from Georgia all the way to Oklahoma.

5

N-A Tribes and the Great Planes

Pacific Northwest: Klamaths, Chinooks, Shastas
New Mexico and Arizona: Pueblos and Navajo
Plain Indians: Sioux, Black Feet, Crows, Cheyenne, Camanches

6

Pratt and N-A Assimilation into White Society

To save a man, kill the indian

7

Conflict over land Whites and N-A's

White: Will serve the growth of the nation
N-A; It is their territory to hunt and do as they please

8

Population Diversity of the Wild West

Native Americans, African Americans, Caucasian

9

John Wesley Powell and WATER

Noticed lack of water

10

US Territories In The West

Arizona, Oklahoma, Utah, Hawaii, Alaska and New Mexico

11

Bill Pickett and Bull-Dogging

Technique on bringing down a raging steed

12

The "Ghost Dance"

N-A's believed this dance would give them their land back and they crops and animals and made them invisible to their enemies

13

The Morrill Act

Created land grant colleges

14

Technology and the Development of the West

Steel Head Plow, Grain Drill, Barbed Wire

15

Pushing N-A's off the Great Plains: Factors

Reservations kept them in certain regions