The Clash Of Cultures.

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Give three misunderstandings between the Plains Indians and the settlers?
Their lack of government, their cowardly warfare and their supertitious religion.
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Why was it that the settlers go into conflict with the Indians over land?
As they believed that it couldn't owned, however the settlers wanted to own, farm and exploit it.
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What two things did the settlers believe that the Indians were doing to the land on the plains?
That they wasted it.
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How did the settlers view the nomadic lifestyle of the Indians?
As uncivilised.
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What did the Indians believe about the settlers treatment of land?
That they ruined it.
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For what year did the settlers break the Permanent Indian Frontier? Why did they do this?
1843. They did this to reach and settle on the areas in the West.
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When was there a large migration westward for gold during the Californian Gold Rush?
1849.
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What did the settlers do to the buffalo herds that the Indians solely relied on?
They disrupted them.
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What did the settlers do to the Indian's water sources?
Polluted them.
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What happened when the settlers began to affect the lives of the Indians on the Great Plains?
They became hostile.
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What increased the settlers era and distrust for the Indians?
Wagon attacks.
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What did the settlers feel threatened by, which they weren't even involved in?
The inter-tribal conflict.
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What did the tribes agree to do, to keep the peace between them and the settlers?
They remained in their territories, to allow settlers to pass into the West.
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What did the tribes agree to do, to keep the peace between them and the government?
To build roads and forts along their trails.
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What did the US government use to concentrate the Plains Indians into specific areas on the Plains?
Reservations.
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When was the Fort Laramie Treaty introduced?
1851.
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What was the first attempt to form reservations?
The Fort Laramie Treaty.
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What did the Fort Laramie Treaty do?
It defined the territory of each Indian tribe, to minimise the conflict between them.
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What did the US government give the Plains Indians, in exchange for them keeping out of the way of settlers?
Peramanent land rights and $50,000 worth of goods for a period of 50 years.
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Why did many of the tribes not keep to the Fort Laramie Treaty?
As they didn't even know about it.
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Why didn't the US government keep to their side of the Fort Laramie Treaty?
As they could not ensure that settlers would keep to it.
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From what year did the US government reduce the goods, which the Indians recieved, from a 50 years period to a ten year period?
1852.
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Where did the Treaty increase the settlement of?
California and Oregon.
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What did the reservation system threaten for the Indians? But what was this cancelled out by?
Their way of life. The fact tjhat the building of raods and forts in thier territory also threatened their way of life.
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What did the broken promises do to the relationship between the US government and the Indinas?
It made it fulll of resentment.
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What did the Fort Laramie Treaty mark the end of?
The Permanent Indian Fronteir.
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What did the Fort Laramie Treaty allow to be introduced throughout the 1850's and 60's
Other treaties, which lost Indians thier land.
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In what year were treaties introduced in Kansas and Nebraska and how many acres did Indians loose due to these treaties for settlers?
In 1853 and they lost nearly 17 milllion acres.
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In what year was the Pike's Peak Gold Rush?
1858.
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Where did miners settle in during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush?
Colorado.
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Name two towns that were formed in Colorado, due to the Pike's Peak Gold Rush?
Denver and Boulder.
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What did the forming of mining town do to Colorado? (2.)
It developed it socially and economically.
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What did the population growth- of Colorado- do for it and the Union and in what year did this happen?
It helped it to become recognised US terriotry in 1861.
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What two tribes' land was occupied by miners during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush, which broke the Fort Laramie Treaty?
The Arapho and Cheyenne.
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What did the US government do in response to the breaking ofthe Fort Laramie Teaty in Colorado and in what year did they do this? What did this do for the settlers and the Indians?
They formed a new Fort Wise Treaty in 1861. It gave the Indians less land than the settlers.
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What two things (in 1864) did the breaking of treaties lead to the Indian's do?
The Cheyenne Uprising and the Sand Creek Masacare.
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