2 The Osage Trade by Oklahoma Artist Charles Banks Wilson. Unit 3SettlementThe Osage Trade by Oklahoma Artist Charles Banks Wilson.
3 Indian Appropriations Act Chapter 12Boomer SoonerElias C. BoudinotDavid L. PayneThe Boomer MovementIndian Appropriations ActOpening the LandsThe SoonersThe Race for Land
4 DISCUSSION QUESTIONSDiscuss the Boomer efforts to settle in the Unassigned Lands before the lands were opened for settlement.Identify:Buffalo soldiersBoomersSoonersColonization AssociationUnassigned LandsHow were Indian leaders divided on the issue of opening their unoccupied lands for settlement?
5 DISCUSSION QUESTIONSTell about the attempt of William L. Couch and his followers to settle in the Unassigned Lands.Who were the groups who lobbied for opening the lands for settlement and what were their special interests?Who were the groups who lobbied against opening the lands and what were their special interests?Who was qualified to establish a land claim, and then, how would the homesteader hold the claim?