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Social Studies 8 Root

Who was the leader of the Nez Perce? Chief Joseph
Who was the leader of the Sioux? Sitting Bull
Who signed the Homestead Act? Abraham Lincoln
Who was the leader of the Apache? Geronimo
Who was the Indian warrior chief who led the Indians in the Battle of Little Big Horn? Crazy Horse
Extermination total destruction
Reservations area of land set aside for Indian nations
Open Range thousands of miles of un-fenced grasslands
Long Drive herding cattle across the Plains to cow towns
What group of Indians did Colonel Chivington and his soldiers attack? Cheyenne
What was the most famous Indian war? Battle of Little Big Horn
What was the Indians lifeblood? Buffalo
How did being forced to live on reservations affect the Indians? It changed their way of life (culture)
What is the Homestead Act? Congress passed this to help people in the East get land in the West
What was the goal of the Dawes Act? to force Indians to become farmers
Created by: carozza