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SS Ch. 23

Social Studies ch. 23

What was an area of land set aside by the government for Native Americans. (poor land settlers didn't want) reservation
Where did the Nez Perce live? mountains and vallies of Oregon
What does Nez Perce mean in French? pierced nose
What were Appaloosas? horses the Nez Perce bred
Where did the Nez Perce move to when they got kicked of their land in 1860? Lapwai reservation in Idaho
Who was the Chief that wouldn't give up their land? Chief Joseph
What did Chief's Joe's name mean? Thunder Rolling in Mountain
700 __________ left Wallowa Valley. Nez Perce
True or False - Nez Perce have never killed a white man until they were forced out of their land? true
Offered 160 acres of land in the west for free,but you must take care of it for 5 years. Homestead Act
farmers who are given a plot of land in return for keeping up with it homesteaders
a railroad that crosses a continent (trans means across) transcontinetal railroad
who built the railroad? union pacific & central pacific
Gold was found were in the west? Montana, Colorado, Arizona, & New Mexico
who controlled crime in mining towns? viliante committees
What did mining do? moved native americans to reservations
Created by: marycarroll