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What is the Manifest Destiny?
It is a belief that White Americans would expand throughout the country.
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What are some Characteristics and Problems of the Plains?
Enormous size= getting there in the first place, Lack of trees= no way of building houses or any fuel generation, little drinking water= no water to survive on and no water for animals
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What were the 4 biggest tribes and who were they led by?
Apache, Sioux (the biggest tribe), Blackfeet and Cheyenne, all led by its own Council of Elders
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' The Native Americans did not live in one permanent place', What is it called, and why didn't they stay in one place?
Nomadic= They were dependant on the buffalo to survive and as the herd moved so did the Indians, They believed that the Great Spirit (God) provided land for all to share.
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What power did the Chief have over his people?
No power at all however they had great respect for him due to his bravery.
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What year was the Public Health Act?
1848
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What are some Characteristics and Problems of the Plains?

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Enormous size= getting there in the first place, Lack of trees= no way of building houses or any fuel generation, little drinking water= no water to survive on and no water for animals

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What were the 4 biggest tribes and who were they led by?

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' The Native Americans did not live in one permanent place', What is it called, and why didn't they stay in one place?

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What power did the Chief have over his people?

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