US Since 1877
US Since 1877 HIST 2112
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History Outline Test II Notes from 2 16 10 SETTLING THE WEST I Horace Greeley 1859 PIC Greeley Portrait a 1867 Settle in the west where they would not crowd nobody starve nobody b NYC was overpopulated encouraged people to go west II Perception of the west in 1859 a land of starvation b treeless desert III Manifest Destiny as it pertains to the west PIC Angel over settlers a duty to settle the west God s Country IV Native Americans a West as one great reservations b Move natives west of Mississippi River 1836 c 1840s Settlers headed to CA Oregon pushed natives further V California Gold Rush PIC Gold panners VI Railroads Become Nationwide a Union Paci c and Central Paci c Railroads 1869 connected east and west b Southern Paci c Line connected southwest New Orleans up the west coast to northern CA c Santa Fe Railroad Chicago through CA to Oregon VII Buffalo Herds a 10000000 buffalo before settler intervention b Southern herd most killed off by 1878 c Northern herd most killed off by 1883 d Settlers controlled herds as a way to control natives e Settlers killed buffalo in order to destroy foodclothingshelter source for natives f Apr 200 buffalo left after settlers gained control VIII Cattle a The species raised in the east couldn t handle western climate b Texas longhorns could handle western climate PIC Texas longhorn c 1860s 5000000 longhorns moved to west d Pre Civil War longhorns sold for 3 each post Civil War sold for 40 each e Mississippi Paci c RR used to get beefto market f Cattle drive moved cattle to RR areas easier to sell g Abilene Dodge City Kansas MAP Cattle trails railheads h Openrange ranching no fences branded cattle to ID them IX Struggle between Settlers and Natives a Natives forced off land resisted b 18641865 massacres uprisings
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