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Slavery and African Americans Timeline 1800-1850
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American History Timeline
Federal law prohibits the sale of liquor to Native Americans
The Lewis and Clark expedition begins its exploration of the West.
Lewis and Clark expedition with Sacagawea.
The Sioux meet the Lewis and Clark Expedition Trading posts begin to be established in the west.
Oglala and other Lakota tribes expand their region of influence and control to cover most of the current regions known as North and South Dakota, westward to the Big Horn Mountains in Wyoming and south to the Platte River in Nebraska.
On March 26, the U.S. government gave first official notice to Indians to move west of the Mississippi River.
The Osage, a Sioux, sign the Osage Treaty ceding their lands in what is now Missouri and Arkansas to the U. S.
Tecumseh organized a defensive confederacy of Indian tribes of the Northwestern frontier
Russians who built a blockhouse on the Hoh River were taken captive by Hoh Indians, and were held as slaves for two years
Treaty of Fort Wayne
Tenskwatawa leads an attack against Indiana Territory militia forces in the Battle of Tippecanoe.
The Creek War
Seminole Wars begin
Fort Blount attacked by U.S. troops.
Indian Country Crimes Act
First Seminole War ends
Five Civilized Tribes move to lands west of the Mississippi River.
Johnson v. McIntosh Supreme Court decision
The Indian Office federal agency established
Creek Chief William McIntosh signs treaty ceding Creek lands to the U.S. and agrees to vacate by 1826
Creek Indians sign a second treaty ceding lands in western Georgia
"Cherokee Phoenix", the first American newspaper is published in the Native American language.
Creek Indians relocate across the Mississippi River.
Native Americans are classifed as domestic dependent nations
Worcester v. Georgia
No Native American was allowed to remain in the state of Florida
Indian Intercourse Act
Treaty of New Echota
Trail of Tears
Westward migration begins along the Oregon Trail through Plains Indian country.
Second Seminole War ends.
Extermination of buffalo herds by sports and hide hunters severely limits Plains Indians food supply and ability to survive.
Indian Removal Act
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