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When did Columbus arrive in America?
1492
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When were the Sioux forced onto the Plains from the Great Lakes Region?
1700's
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When was the American Declaration of Independence?
1776
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When was the book of Mormon first published?
1830
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When was the first Mormon temple built?
1833
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Where was the first Mormon temple built?
Kirtland, Ohio
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When did the Mormons settle in Salt Lake Valley?
1847
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When did the discovery of gold happen?
1848
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Who discovered the gold?
James Marshall
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When did the California Gold Rush occur?
1849
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When was the US Civil War?
1861-1865
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When did the Homestead Act first happen?
1862
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When did Little Crow's War happen?
1862
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Which dates did the Sand Creek Massacre happen?
1864-November 29
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When did Red Cloud's War occur?
1866-1868
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When did the Medicine Lodge Treaty occur?
1867
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When was the first transcontinental railroad to be completed?
1869
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When did the Timber Culture Act come about?
1873
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When was the introduction of barbed wire?
1874
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Which dates did the Battle of the Little Bighorn occur?
1876- June 25-26
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When was the Sioux Campaign?
1876-1877
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When did the Desert Land Act first come about?
1877
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When was the shootout at the OK Corral?
1881
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When did the terrible winter occur which killed many cattle?
1886-1887
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When was the Dawes Act?
1887
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When did the frontier declare closure?
1890
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When was the Massacre at Wounded Knee?
1890-Dec 29
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When was the Johnson County War?
1892
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