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How west was lost

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  • 1.
      Plains Indians
  • 2.
      How did Railroads help to speed western expansion?
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    • Brought in settlers
    • 7. Transport soldiers
    • 8. Improved communication
    • 9. Made large commercial farms possible
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      What were the Plains Indians like?
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    • Most were nomadic people
    • 14. Roamed the plains following herds of buffalo
    • 15. Sioux, Comanche, Blackfoot
  • 16.
      What role did railroads play in exterminating the buffalo?
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    • Railroads cut the buffalo’s migratory paths in half
    • 19. Buffalo served as food for rail workers
    • 20. Hunting for hides
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      Why was this a problem for the Plains Indians?
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    • Buffalo served as their chief resource
  • 24.
      How did US policy towards Native Americans change when settlers started moving into the Great Plains?
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    • Called for Indians to be moved to reservations
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      Why were the Plains Indians incompatible with reservation life?
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    • Reservations were sharply defined lands set aside by the government
    • 30. To small for nomadic hunters
  • 31.
      What did the Dawes Act do?
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    • Broke up and separated Indian Nations
    • 33. Gave each family 160 acres to farm
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      Why didn’t the Dawes Act work?
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    • Plains Indians had been Hunters. They weren’t used to farming
    • 39. Plains people had been nomads. They did not always understand land ownership
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    • Speculators cheated Indians out of 86 million of the 138 million acres set aside for them