American West

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  • American West...
    • The Great Plains
      • Terrain
        • Black Hills
        • Rocky Mountains
        • Long ,thick Prairie grass
        • Animals
        • Rivers and streams
      • Railroads
      • Untitled
    • Plains Indians
      • Buffalo
        • Shelter
        • Food
        • Weapons
      • Polygamy-Had more than one wife
      • Scared Land
      • Nomadic
      • Traditions & Religious Belief
        • Ceremonies
          • Sun Dance
        • Visions
        • Circles
      • They were put in reservations by the white settlers.
      • Men hunted the Buffalos and women stayed int he tipi.
      • Tipi
        • Normadic
    • White Settlers
      • They wanted to settle on the plains and they thought that the Indians prevented this therefore they enforced reservations upon them.
      • They wanted to settle on the Plains.
        • Gold
        • Land
      • The White Settlers thought the Indians were Savages,uncivilized and sinful.
    • Homesteaders
      • Homestead Act
        • 60 acres of land and they were able to own it for 5 year.
      • People from East moved to the West
      • Farming opportunities
      • Overpopulation in the West and this was a great opportunity for ownership of land and space.
    • Mormons

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