Fort Laramie Treaty 1851

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  • The Fort Laramie Treaty 1851
    • Terms of the Treaty
      • The indians would
        • End fighting between tribes
        • Allow migrants to travel safely through land
        • Permit railroads through land
        • Pay compensation if anyone got injured in Indian land
        • Allow goverment to build roads
      • The US government would
        • Protect Indians from whites
        • Agreed Indians to have specific territories
        • Pay tribes $50,000 a year
    • Conseqences
      • Territories set out for Plains Indians led to reservations
      • White Settlers allowed into Indian Territories, railroads and military posts led to white settlement of the Great Plains
      • Tribes to recieve resources from the US goverment led to loss of Indian Independance


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