Module One

Lesson Two Assignment Two

Why did the California Gold Rush and the discovery of the Comstock Lode bring settlers out west?

because it was an opportunity to make lots of money

How did the Dawes Act attempt to "Americanize" the Native Americans?

Each Native American family was offered 160 acres of tribal land to own outright. Although the land could not be sold for 25 years, these new land owners could farm it for profit like other farmers in the West.

How did the Dawes Act attempt to "Americanize" the Native Americans? part 2

basically they tried to push a wite thing on them and that was making money and owning land

Summarize the main point of Helen Hunt Jackson's "Century of Dishonor."

basically it tells of the hard relocation posses of native Americans

Summarize three battles of the Indian Wars


also known as St. Clar,s defeat out of 1000 us troops only 48 us troops left unharmed

Sand Creek Massacre

700 us troops 200 native troops, the battle ended with 24 us causalities and 163 native causalities

Battle of Little Big Horn

Battle of Little Big Horn took place in Big Horn County, Montana the outcome was a Native American victory the fighting tribes where Cheyenne, Sioux, and Arapaho