The Gilded Age: “Go West!” America’s Last Frontier

American soldiers were more experienced (Civil War!)

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American soldiers were more experienced (Civil War!)

  • American soldiers had better (rifle, revolver) and technology

  • Native Americans outnumbered by

  • Native Americans were seen as to white people so no one had any problems with breaking treaties with them

  • Settlers began shooting buffalo for and hunted them almost to extinction

    1. Deprived Indians of main source of food

  • Native Americans ended up having to submit and were placed on

  • Reservation System

    1. Government reserved particular lands for resettled Native Americans and signed a with them

      1. Native Americans agreed not to leave their borders

      2. Anyone who did leave were captured and brought back – effectively

        1. Government promised to provide food, blankets, and seeds

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