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US History #3

Chapter 4 Section 3

Nomads a member of a people having no permanent abode, and who travel from place to place to find fresh pasture for their livestock
Annuitites the right to receive such an income, or the duty to make such a payment
Sand Creek Massacre US Army's killing of about 150 cheyenne elderly, women and children at the Sand Creek Reserve in Colorado
Indian Peace Commssion peace with hostile Indian Tribes
George A. Custer he became a fighter of Native American, and was kill at the Battle of Little BIghorn
Sitting Bull American Indian leader - head chief of the entire Sioux nation
Chief Joseph led resistance against white settlement in the northwest
Ghost Dance a ritual dance intended to establish communion with the dead
Wounded Knee Creek a creek where United States soldiers killed large numbers of Native Americans
A Century of Dishonor chronicled the experiences of Native Americans in the US
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Allotments a piece of land deeded by the government to Native Americans
Dawes Act legislation passed by congress that split up Indian reservation lands among individual Indians and promised them citizenship
Created by: summerharris