Presentation on theme: "American Anthem Ch 13.1 The Fight For the West. Obj: SW explain how the Native Americans reacted to the pressure of Westward expansion by Whites WU: Geography."— Presentation transcript:
Cause and Effects Chart: Why were only 25 buffalo still alive in 1895 out of the 60 million that roamed the Great Plains in 1800? Effect Only about 25 buffalo survived by 1895
Cause and Effects Chart: Why were only 25 buffalo still alive in 1895 out of the 60 million that roamed the Great Plains in 1800? Effect Settlers ‘ Oxen and horses ate the buffalos’ food supply Settlers’ livestock brought diseases that killed the buffalo Increased demand back east for buffalo hides Railroads offered buffalo “hunting specials.” Only 25 buffalo survived by 1895
Why did Westward expansion of white settlers moving along the Bozeman and Oregon Trails lead to conflict with Native American tribes? What were “Indian Reservations?” Why did the US Government create the “Reservations?” Why did Native Americans dislike the reservations? Starting in 1870, what policy did the US Government adopt towards Native American tribes? How did the Dawes Act carry out this policy? Was it successful?
Starting in 1870, what policy did the US Government adopt towards Native American tribes?
Ch 13.2: Mining and Ranching Obj: SW explain how the discovery of gold and silver affected settlement in the west and describe the conflicts that occurred with ranchers when settlers started to enclose open land. WU: p 445 Skills Focus “Reading Like a Historian” 1 & 2