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These two Federal Acts (Laws) that provided ways for settlers to acquire western land.
In the 1840’s this phrase referred to the idea that the Unites States would inevitably possess the North American Continent.
This writing held that the frontier helped create the strong, individualistic American spirit
The differing views of this led many agreements between Native Americans and the Federal Government to fall apart.
In 1876 this battle resulted in the greatest victory for the Sioux Indians.
This event in 1864 resulted in the death of over 150 Cheyenne Indians.
This event, in which Union soldiers killed over 300 unarmed Sioux Indians, brought and end to Indian resistance on the plains
The violent clashes between Indians, Settlers, and Government Troops is a direct result of this policy.
Before 1850 the Government Policy on Indians was to push them west. After 1850 the Government changed its policy to this.
This Act, while appearing to offer equal protection for Native Americans actually allow the federal Government to take away portions of existing reservations
This Government policy sought to educate Native Americans, teach them to farm and force them to conform to the American way of life.
This is the reason why Many Settlers felt they had a great right to Western lands than the Native Americans
According the Indian Relief Council’s 2008 Report Present Day Indian Reservations are compared to this.
In the West, the combination of big business and new agricultural techniques led to this development of this.
Due to lack of wood and other resources many Western settlers resorted to building these as domiciles.
This was the major reason for the decline of beef production in the west as well as being responsible for the end of Open Range.