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1 Boomer Sooner Chapter 12 ► Elias C. Boudinot  Elias Boudinot’s son  Lawyer-Lobbyist in Washington, D.C.  Is concerned with homeless in D.C.  Is shown.

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1 1 Boomer Sooner Chapter 12 ► Elias C. Boudinot  Elias Boudinot’s son  Lawyer-Lobbyist in Washington, D.C.  Is concerned with homeless in D.C.  Is shown new map of Indian Territory ► Wants to open Unassigned Lands  Location of Unassigned Lands  Use Homestead Act  Beginning of Boomer Movement

2 2 Boomer Sooner ► Boomers  Promote the opening of the Unassigned Land  Boudinot’s letters are read  David L. Payne ► Work  Oklahoma Colony  Prince of the Boomers  Camp Alice  Ft. Smith

3 3 Boomer Sooner ► Payne dies and is replaced by William Couch  Takes Boomers to Stillwater ► Indian Appropriations Act (Law)  1889 Debate ► William Springer ► Springer Amendment  “The Unassigned Lands shall be open to Homesteaders” (Specific Sentence)  March 2 and 23, 1889

4 4 Boomer Sooner ► Preparation of Unassigned Lands  March 23-April 21, 1889  Homesteads of 160 acres and city lots  11,000 homesteads and 4 cities  Law says land opened by landrun

5 5 Boomer Sooner ► Land Run of 1889  April 22, 1889  50,000 participated  Gunshots at noon  Video  Sooners ► Entered land early ► Land thieves

6 6 Boomer Sooner ► April 22, 1889  End of the Day  11,000 had homesteads  OkC and Guthrie were Born Grown  Langston ► All-Black community ► E.P. McCabe


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