September 30, 2020
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Aaliyah Lauder [STUDENT]
⟶ Updated 15 Nov 2018 ⟶
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THE PUEBLO REVOLT The revolt of Pueblo indians against their Spanish colonizers, in what is now New Mexico.
FIRST INDIAN RESERVATION European colonists created the first Indian reservation in what would become New Jersey. The reservation was created for the local Lenape community.
BOSTON TEA PARTY A political protest that occurred in Boston, Massachusetts. Americans dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbor due to their frustration with the British.
INDIAN COMMERCE ACT
INDIAN TRADE AND INTERCOURSE ACT The first law to regulate trade between Natives and American colonists
TECUMSEH'S WAR Native American tribes assembled a force to oppose settlers, led by the Shawnee leader Tecumseh.
TRAIL OF TEARS Route of Cherokee Natives when the government forced them to leave their homes in the southeast to present-day Oklahoma
HOMESTEAD ACT Act stating that any adult citizen who had never borne any arms against the country was allowed 160 acres of land.
APACHE WARS Conflict, rather, massacre, to end tribal rebellion against the occupation of Apache lands.
THE WOUNDED KNEE MASSACRE In Wounded Knee Creek, the deaths of more than 250 Native Americans happened. These people were innocent and harmless.
PLAINS WARS Fighting between Native Americans and the United States over the control of the Great Plains between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains.
DAWES ACT Act for the President to break up reservation land, into small parts to be dealt out.
BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN Lieutenant Custer fought against a band of Lakota Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. When tribes missed a deadline to move to reservations, an army was dispatched to confront them. However, his forces were outnumbered and quickly overwhelmed by the natives.
RESERVATION SYSTEM The Indian reservation system was created to keep the Native Americans off of the land that colonizers wished to settle. The system allowed Indian tribes to govern themselves as well as to maintain some of their cultural and social traditions.
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