The American West Continued

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The American West Continued

This lecture continues information about the American west. It also goes onto describe the American west life and the end of the American west.

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Texas A&M University
Hist 106 - History Of The U S
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HIST 106 2nd Edition Lecture 3 Outline of Last Lecture I. Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War of 1877 II. The Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee III. Dawes Severalty Act of 1887 IV. Homestead Act V. National Declaration of 1902 Outline of Current Lecture I. Cowboys II. End of Range III. Farming IV. Challenges in the West V. End of the “West Current Lecture  Cowboys o Open range  This was good because there was a lot of area to graze the cattle but not so good because there was no way to transport them to bigger cities to get slaughtered and sell  Many of the cattle companies began using the chiasm trail to take their cattle through the Chiasm trail  Chiasm trail-trail that started in Texas, went through Oklahoma, and ended in Kansas  Would sell their cattle in Kansas and from Kansas the product would get sold to a bigger city like Chicago o Ethnicity

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