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When was the book of Mormon published?
1830
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When did the Mormons arrive in Salt lake valley?
1847
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When was gold discovered in California?
January 1848
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When was the US civil war?
1861-1865
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When was the Homestead act?
1862
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When was Little Crows war?
1862
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When was the Sand creek massacre?
29 November 1864
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When was Red Clouds war?
1866-1868
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When was the medicine treaty?
1867
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When was the first transcontinental railroad completed?
1869
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When was the timber culture act?
1873
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Wheb was barbed wire invented?
1874
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When was the battle of Little Bighorn?
June 25-26 1876
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When was the Sioux campaign?
1876-1877
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When was the desert land act?
1877
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When was the hootout at the OK corral?
1881
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When was the terrible winter that killed many cattle?
1886-1887
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What is the Dawes act?
1887
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When was the frontier closed?
1890
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When was the massacre at wounded knee?
29 December 1890
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When was the Johnson county war?
1892
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When did the Donner party head for California?
1846
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When was the initial gold rush over?
December 1849
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When were the long drives and when did it peak?
1866-173 peak year 187
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When did Joseph Mc Coy build Abilene?
1867
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When did Kansas shut its boarders to Texas cattle?
1885
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When were the open ranges?
1870-1887
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When did closed ranching start?
1887-present
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When was there a severe drought that affects the open ranges?
1883
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When was the first Fort Laramine treaty introduced?
1851
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When was the second Fort Laramine treaty introduced?
1868
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When did the US goverment set up a department to deal with Indian affairs?
1832
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When was the windmill water pump invented?
1874
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When did swans of grasshoppers destroy many crops on the plains?
1871, 1874, 1875
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When did Utah become a state?
1896
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