American West Timeline of all acts & significant dates etc from around 1830-1892 (Dates, Summary of event, Outcome & Extras) 9page word document GCSE History

This is the timeline i made when i was doing GCSE history,
i found it when someone asked a question about this history on the discussion board and searched through my deleted stuff and found it.
I Hope you  like it, if i've missed anythiong please say and i'll update it :)

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Date Summary Event Outcome + Extras
1492 First Columbus
Europeans Spanish, French, Dutch
1607 First British Led by Captain John Smith Lack of Food
Settlers arrive 1st Settlement Jamestown, Virginia Native Americans
after King James I
1775 1783 War between Americans won
Americans and
1823 Joseph Smith from…

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them and rumours of secret poli
called danites.
18371861 First Trails Led the cattle from Texas (south) to Skilled horse riders, navigators
where they could fetch a higher price with good knowledge of land
for the meat Risk of stampede, Indian Attac
Bad terrain (quick sand) , Rustle
attack, Wildlife…

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resulted in lost time
Animals died
Rescue group of 15 ment ahead, 6
died and were eaten
1846 Mormons move Following the death of the Mormon Faced lack of nonsalty water.
Present to Salt Lake leader, Joseph Smith, Brigham Young Scouts found natural springs in
decided to take the Mormons…

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European, escape poverty, from
Russia, Germany, Britain and France.
Promise of fertile cheap land.
1859 Breaking of Gold Discovered in Pikes Peak iin
....... Treaty Colorado mountains
caused a surge of men through
Cheyenne and Arapaho lands
Miners settle onto Indian lands
Railroad companies demanded
removal of Indians

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1860's Open Watched over cattle on Open Range Lived in small bunk houses
(late) Ranching which was used by several ranches Boring lives
Had to be able to distinguish cattle
from others
August Little Crow's This was a revolt by the Santee Sioux
1862 War led by chief Little Crow…

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in Cattle Refrigeration cars opend market for
Ranching beef
1868 Battle/ Custer killed over 200 men including
massacre of Black Kettle and Wife (Cheyenne)
Washita Soldiers ked by Lt. Col. George
May 1869 Railways Meet Improved communication
in Promontory, Made migration easier
1865 ­ The Long Skilled Texas…

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­ US Gov wanted to end the plains Reservations meant to make
wars here Indians adopt white man's life
Was agreed Red Cloud and Sioux
could keep hunting grounds and US
army abandon some forts along
Bozeman trail
Red cloud believes has won plains
1868 The Battle Of General…

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1875 Grass Hopper Ate everything, clothes, tools and crop
Plague in a few hours
Now way of fighting
1876 Rosebud River Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull refuse to Sitting Bull had a vision of a su
1876 move from Black Hills Dance
Demanded huge sums of money and Crazy Horse…

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February General This Act split up most of the remaining Opened up Indian territory to
1887 Allotments Act Indian land into 160 acre plots. Some ofIndians and Whites alike to settl
(Dawes Act) the plots were given to Indians but and become farmers.
much of the land was allocated to…

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