The American West - Important dates

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1492
Columbus arrives in America
1 of 26
1700s
Sioux forced onto Plains from Great Lakes region
2 of 26
1776
American Declaration of Independence
3 of 26
1830
Book of Mormon first published
4 of 26
1833
First Mormon Temple built in Kirtland, Ohio
5 of 26
1847
Momons settle in Salt Lake Valley
6 of 26
1848
Discovery of gold in California by James Marshall
7 of 26
1849
Californian Gold Rush
8 of 26
1861-1865
American Civil War
9 of 26
1862
The Homestead Act
10 of 26
1862
Little Crow's War
11 of 26
1864 - November 29th
Sand Creek Massacre
12 of 26
1866-1868
Red Cloud's War
13 of 26
1867
Medicine Lodge Treaty
14 of 26
1869
First transcontinental railroad completed
15 of 26
1873
Timber Culture Act
16 of 26
1874
Introduction of barbed wire
17 of 26
1876 - June 25th -26th
Battle of Little Bighorn
18 of 26
1876 -1877
Sioux campaign
19 of 26
1877
Desert Land Act
20 of 26
1881
Shootout at the OK Corral
21 of 26
1886-1887
Terrible winter that killed many cattle
22 of 26
1887
Dawes Act
23 of 26
1890
Frontier declared closed by US Census Bureau
24 of 26
1890 - December 29th
Massacre at Wounded Knee
25 of 26
1892
Johnson County War
26 of 26

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Sioux forced onto Plains from Great Lakes region

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1700s

Card 3

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American Declaration of Independence

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Card 4

Front

Book of Mormon first published

Back

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Card 5

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First Mormon Temple built in Kirtland, Ohio

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