American West Revision Notes

I made this for my Edexl GCSE History exam on the 22nd June from all my resource, so hope it's helpful :) 

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c. 1820-1830s
c. late 1830s ­ 1840s
Mid 1840s + settled in Utah
1849
1874
After 1865
1860s, especially 1869
1860s ­ 1890s
1860s ­ 1890s

MOMG ­ don't have big impact on Indians
AR ­ both have impact, turning…

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Army Impact, end of American civil war
Railroad ­ completion of railroad,west east
Cattle Industry's ­ cowboys
Homesteaders ­ individual farmers




1. Separation (1832 ­ law, separate)
2. Concentration (smaller areas)
3. Reservation (into camps)
4. Destruction (buffalo killed ­…

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Little Crows War



Sand Creek Massacre

Red Clouds War




Great Sioux War


General Custer


Battle of Wounded Knee


Self governing Windmill
Barbed Wire
Homestead Act
Timber Culture Act
Desert Land Act




B ­ blazing trail, beef to Indiana ­ reservations,…

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1876-77 Sitting Bull, Bighorn, Black Hills ­ gold discovered, refused to go on
reservation
Showman, suicidal, selfish, Seventh Cavalry, separates troops ­ stupid
1890 Ghost Dance, guns, gunned down, Americans had a (Hotchkiss) cannon
1874 ­ Daniel Halliday
1874 ­…

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