American West Dates

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1825
Explorer Jedediah Smith shares discovery of the south pass through the Rocky Mountains
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1830
Indian Removal Act- forces indians in easten states to move west of the mississippi river
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1834
Indian Trade and Intercouse Act- sets out the frontier between the USA and indian territory
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1836
The fist migrants to travel the Oregon Trail by wagon to reach their destination
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1837
Financial Crisis casuses economic depression- people lose savings, wages are cut and unemployment increases. Wheat prices fall; many farmers face ruin
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1841
Government- Funded expadition maps the Oregon Trail and publishes guide books for migrants
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1846
Donner Party left missouri for California, Governor of Illinois tells Mormons to leave the state, Mormon migration
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1848
US victory in the Mexican-American warand gold is discovered in California
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1851
Fort Laramie Treaty, Indian Appropriations Act- money allocated for setting up indian reservations in modern day Oklahoma
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1858-59
Gold is discovered in the Rocky Mountains
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1861-1865
Civil War, Texas Fever
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1862
The Homestead Act, Little Crows War
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1864
The Sand Creek Massacre
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1866-68
Red Clouds War
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1867
Railroad reaches Abilene
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1868
President Grants peace policy
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1869
The first Transcontinental Railroad
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1870
' Beef Bonanza' and rise of the Cattle Barons
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1874
Gold is discovered in the Black Hills (Dakota)
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1876
The Battle of the Little Big Horn
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1876-1895
New tecnologies and methoods to farming on the plains
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1879
The Exoduster Movement
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1886
The end of open ranches and the begining to smaller ranches
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1890s
Problems facing farming/ farmes in the west had become manageable
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1892
The Wounded Knee Massacre
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1892
The Johnson County War
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Indian Removal Act- forces indians in easten states to move west of the mississippi river

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1830

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Indian Trade and Intercouse Act- sets out the frontier between the USA and indian territory

Back

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Card 4

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The fist migrants to travel the Oregon Trail by wagon to reach their destination

Back

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Card 5

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Financial Crisis casuses economic depression- people lose savings, wages are cut and unemployment increases. Wheat prices fall; many farmers face ruin

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