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1 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Alan Brinkley, AMERICAN HISTORY 12/e Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West

2 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West Introduction Introduction  Myth and Reality Cowboy of the West (The Palma Collection / Getty Images)

3 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –The Western Tribes  Caste System

4 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –The Western Tribes  Caste System  Plains Indians Buffalo Runners (Library of Congress)

5 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –The Western Tribes  Caste System  Plains Indians  Economic Importance Importance of the Buffalo of the Buffalo The Bison (Royalty-Free / CORBIS)

6 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –The Western Tribes  Caste System  Plains Indians  Economic Importance of the Buffalo  Indian Weaknesses

7 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –Hispanic New Mexico  Taos Indian Rebellion Taos, New Mexico (Royalty Free / CORBIS)

8 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –Hispanic New Mexico  Taos Indian Rebellion  Hispanic Resistance

9 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –Hispanic California and Texas  Decline of Mission Society

10 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –Hispanic California and Texas  Decline of Mission Society  Declining Status of Hispanics

11 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –The Chinese Migration  Racism

12 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –The Chinese Migration  Racism  Building the Transcontinental Railroad

13 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –The Chinese Migration  Racism  Building the Transcontinental Railroad Transcontinental Railroad  Establishment of “Chinatowns” “Chinatowns” Early Chinatown (Library of Congress)

14 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –Anti-Chinese Sentiments  Anti-Coolie Clubs A Chinese Family in San Francisco

15 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –Anti-Chinese Sentiments  Anti-Coolie Clubs  Chinese Exclusion Act A Chinese Family in San Francisco

16 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –Anti-Chinese Sentiments  Anti-Coolie Clubs  Chinese Exclusion Act  Chinese Resistance A Chinese Family in San Francisco

17 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –Migration from the East  Homestead Act Norwegian Settlers in 1890s (Library of Congress)

18 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Societies of the Far West The Societies of the Far West –Migration from the East  Homestead Act  Government Assistance

19 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Changing Western Economy The Changing Western Economy –Labor in the West  Limited Social Mobility Immigrant Orange Pickers in Los Angeles (Library of Congress)

20 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Changing Western Economy The Changing Western Economy –Labor in the West  Limited Social Mobility  Racially Stratified Working Class Working Class Immigrant Orange Pickers in Los Angeles (Library of Congress)

21 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Changing Western Economy The Changing Western Economy –The Arrival of the Miners  Life Cycle of a Mining Boom Mining Towns,

22 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Changing Western Economy The Changing Western Economy –The Arrival of the Miners  Life Cycle of a Mining Boom Mining Boom  Comstock Lode A Train arrives at a Mining Town (Library of Congress)

23 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Changing Western Economy The Changing Western Economy –The Arrival of the Miners  Life Cycle of a Mining Boom  Comstock Lode  Boomtown Life San Francisco, 1852 (Library of Congress)

24 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Changing Western Economy The Changing Western Economy –The Arrival of the Miners  Life Cycle of a Mining Boom  Comstock Lode  Boomtown Life  Gender Imbalance

25 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Changing Western Economy The Changing Western Economy –The Cattle Kingdom  Mexican Origins The Cattle Kingdom c

26 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Changing Western Economy The Changing Western Economy –The Cattle Kingdom  Mexican Origins  Chisholm Trail Cowboys on a “Long Drive” (Library of Congress)

27 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Changing Western Economy The Changing Western Economy –The Cattle Kingdom  Mexican Origins  Chisholm Trail  Competition with Farmers

28 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Changing Western Economy The Changing Western Economy –The Cattle Kingdom  Mexican Origins  Chisholm Trail  Competition with Farmers  Political Gains for Women

29 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Romance of the West The Romance of the West –The Western Landscape  “Rocky Mountain School” Panorama of Lake Chelan WA, 1908 (Library of Congress)

30 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Romance of the West The Romance of the West –The Cowboy Culture  Myth of the Cowboy Cowboy of the West (The Palma Collection / Getty Images)

31 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Romance of the West The Romance of the West –The Idea of the Frontier  Romantic Image of the West Mountain Valley (Royalty-Free / CORBIS)

32 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Romance of the West The Romance of the West –The Idea of the Frontier  Romantic Image of the West  Frederic Remington

33 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Romance of the West The Romance of the West –Frederick Jackson Turner  Turner’s Frontier Thesis “The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession and the advance of settlement westward, explain American Development.” Frederick Jackson Turner

34 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Romance of the West The Romance of the West –The Loss of Utopia  Psychological Loss

35 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –White Tribal Policies  “Concentration” Policy

36 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –White Tribal Policies  “Concentration” Policy  Poorly Administered Reservations

37 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –White Tribal Policies  “Concentration” Policy  Poorly Administered Reservations  Decimation of the Buffalo Hunting Bison on the Plains (Library of Congress)

38 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –The Indian Wars  Indian Resistance Chief Little Crow, 1851 (Library of Congress)

39 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –The Indian Wars  Indian Resistance  Sand Creek Massacre

40 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –The Indian Wars  Indian Resistance  Sand Creek Massacre  “Indian Hunting”

41 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –The Indian Wars  Indian Resistance  Sand Creek Massacre  “Indian Hunting”  Little Bighorn Tombstones at Little Bighorn (Royalty-Free / CORBIS)

42 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –The Indian Wars  Indian Resistance  Sand Creek Massacre  “Indian Hunting”  Little Bighorn  Chief Joseph

43 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –The Indian Wars  Indian Resistance  Sand Creek Massacre  “Indian Hunting”  Little Bighorn  Chief Joseph  “Ghost Dance”

44 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –The Indian Wars  Indian Resistance  Sand Creek Massacre  “Indian Hunting”  Little Bighorn  Chief Joseph  “Ghost Dance”  Wounded Knee

45 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –The Dawes Act  Elimination of Tribal Ownership

46 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Dispersal of the Indians The Dispersal of the Indians –The Dawes Act  Elimination of Tribal Ownership  Assimilation

47 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer –Farming on the Plains  Key Role of the Railroad Map of the Northern Pacific Railroad (Royalty-Free / CORBIS)

48 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer –Farming on the Plains  Key Role of the Railroad  Barbed Wire Barbed Wire (© Creatas/ PunchStock)

49 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer –Farming on the Plains  Key Role of the Railroad  Barbed Wire  Drought Drought (© Creatas/ PunchStock)

50 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer –Farming on the Plains  Key Role of the Railroad  Barbed Wire  Drought  Hard Times for Farmers

51 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer –Commercial Agriculture  Consequences of Overproduction

52 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer –The Farmers’ Grievances  Farmers’ Grievances –Railroads –Credit Institutions –Prices

53 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer –The Agrarian Malaise  Isolation Oregon Barn (Glen Allison/ Getty Images)

54 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Patterns of Popular Culture: Patterns of Popular Culture: The Wild West Show Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West Poster for Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show (Library of Congress)

55 Copyright ©2007 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc Where Historians Disagree: Where Historians Disagree: The “Frontier” and the West Chapter Sixteen: The Conquest of the Far West Los Angeles, 1877 (Royalty-Free /CORBIS)


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