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15 Cards in this Set

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treaty of fort laramine
- the agreement between the sioux and the U.S in which the sioux agreed to live on a reseravtion
George A Custer
- The colonel in charge of the sevent cavarly
he was defeated by the sioux at the battle of big horn river
Sitting Bull
leader of the sioux
he was key sioux leader in the defeat of colonel george custer
eventually he preformed in bufflo bill codys wild west show
Dawes Act
the federal government act which broke up native american reservations giving each man 160 acers to farm
in time 2/3 of the land set aside for native americans had been taken by whites
Battle Of Wonded Knee
the 1890 masacure of 300 unarmed sioux including women and children
this brought the indian wars to an end
the plicy in which stronger natkions extend their economic, political or militory contorl over weaker countries
by the 1880's many U S leaders were convinced the country needed to join the imperialist race
Alfred T Manham
Us military admiral
he arged the us to build up its navy to compete w/ other nations
William Seward
Secretary of state under presidents lincolen and andrew johnson
he persuaded congress to purchase alaska from the russians
pearl harbor
the best port in the hawaiian islands
the us build base there which became an important refuleing stop for american ships
sanford B dole
us sugar grower who urged the overthrow of the hawaiian monarchy
he was put in power and refused to give in once in office
jose marti
a cuban poet and journalist who launched revolution against spain
he died fighting the spanish
U.S.S Maine
Naval ship sent to cuba to bring home us citizens in danger from cuban revolution
its mysterious siniking, which killed many men, who blamed on the spanish
yellow journalism
sensational exaggerated news designed to gain newspaper readers
hearst and bulitzer used this to create newspaper sales and to make money
rought riders
the volunteer cavarly under the command of teddy roosevelt
they were unfairly given credit for taking san juan hill in cuba
valerian weyler
spanish general sent to cuba to resoter order after the revolution began
he hearder 300,000 cubans into concentration camps where thousands died of hunger and disease