Native Americans

By: MaryRose Courchaine

Native Americans

The Native Americans in the Western Expansion took place in 1850 -1881. The Western Expansion is when some open land had be found. Then everyone wanted some of it, and started to move.
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They traveled on horses or walked.
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They hunted Buffalo and bison. They ate every single part of them. That is what they lived off of basically.


The Western Expansion stretched from the Mississippi river to the Rocky Mountains and from Canada to New Orleans. There where many trails to different areas.

Some Main Tribes

Cherokee- moved from the Great Lakes region to the southern Appalachian Mountains.

Blackfoot- Migrated from the Great Lakes north and west into the Saskatchewan River valley, Canada, and Montana.

Some Important People

Brigham Young- 1801-1877. American religious leader.

Geronimo- 1829-1909. Leader of a Chiricahua group of the Apaches. .

Do you know what happened on December 29, 1845?

Texas was officially a statehood and became the 28th state.