The Wild West

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Plains Indians: Why did they move around the Great Plains?
To follow the buffalo
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Plains Indians: What did they believe about land?
That no one could own it and that the land was sacred
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Plains Indians: Why was the spirit world important?
Ritual dances helped Indians contact the spirits, have visions and successfully hunt buffalo
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Plains Indians: What were white attitudes to Indians?
They were generally condescending; white settlers believed Indians were nomadic, superstitious and dirty savages who mutilated their enemies by scalping them.
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Manifest Destiny: What is Manifest Destiny?
The idea white americans were destined to settle in all of america.
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Early Settlers: Who were Mountain Men?
Fur Traders and trackers who roamed the Sierra Nevada and the Rocky Mountains. They also led the early settlers safely west to Oregon and California.
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Early Settlers: Who were Miners?
Thousands of men who went West to try and find gold in California. They were unlikely to get rich because so many people went.
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Mormons: Who created Mormomism?
Joseph Smith
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Mormons: What did they call non-Mormons?
Gentiles
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Mormons: what was having more than one wife called?
Polygamy
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