Spanish government gave Moses Austin of Missouri a contract to establish a colony on the Brazos River with 300 Catholic Families in January 1821. Stephen F. Austin, continue the contract after he died on June 10, 1821. The colonists began to reach by the end of 1821, and they settled in a place of Texas christened San Felipe De Austin. The Mexican
Lewis and Clark along with their expedition began their journey near St. Louis, Missouri in May 1804. Throughout this journey the Corps of Discovery suffered nearly every obstacle one could think of. They dealt with harsh weather, horrible waters, along with injury, hunger, fatigue and sickness. Throughout their journey Lewis and Clark encountered many plants and animals which they recorded in their own journals. They also were provided with supplies by the Mandan’s and got two new members through their journey.
De’Arryona Harris 123 Walnut St Vicksburg, MS 39183 (123) 456-7890 firstname.lastname@example.org Jude Parker CEO, Parker Tech 74 Lincoln Green Lane Church Stoke, PA 194 Dec 11, 1838 Dear Mr. Parker, During the 1838 Congress passed a law called the Indian Removal homes from Georgia to Indian Territory. It was a long walk 4,000 thousand of us died from the terrible weather,illness, weakness. After the devastating journey, the Cherokee Indians tried to settle in their new "desert" home. In the new territory, problems developed with the new arrivals, and Cherokees who had already come here. These problems were quickly overcame.
The area that is now home to the City of Duarte was originally inhabited by the Gabrielino Indians. In 1841, 7,000 acres of land was granted to former Mexican Corporal Andres Duarte. Throughout the late 1800s, a growing number of settlers came to the land. Much of Andres Duarte’s land was sold off in 40-acre plots to cover his debts, giving new families the opportunity to build homes here. By 1957, the community was ready to fight for incorporation, and on August 22 of that year, the City of Duarte and Duarte Unified School District were formed.
While men left their hometowns and families, women had to learn how to run businesses, take care of farms, and raise children by themselves. These people, known as ‘49er’s, traveled immense distances, some even going through Panama or around Cape Horn. By the end of 1848 almost 100,000 non-California natives were in the state, compared to a mere 800 the year before. Gold mine towns were everywhere in the region with saloons and shops along with businesses looking to strike gold and become rich. San Francisco’s economy boomed and became the center of the new frontier.
After the civil war, the area west of the mississippi river was settled by miners, ranchers, and farmers. The west was built when ranchers and people moving Indians. The west found places to mine and they started building towns. The towns kept getting bigger but when the Americans were moving the Indians they went to Sand Creek and it lead to the sand Creek massacre in November 1864 where many women and children were killed. For years, the United States had been engaged in conflict with several Indian tribes over territory.
Executive order 9066 was prompted by President Franklin Roosevelt, on February 19th, 1942. This was an order to move over a 120,000 Japanese Americans into camps on the West coast. These Japanese were called Nisei, for America born, and Issei for immigrants. There were ten camps, in seven different states. Colorado, California, Arkansas, Wyoming, Arizona, Utah, and Idaho.
We had a big drop in immigration during World War II. Now we have many different populations coming from a lot of different countries. I am going to tell you where they came from, how they got here, and a few problems we have today. in 1620 around 100 people later became known as the pilgrims fled religious persecution in europe and arrived in plymouth where they formed a colony. They were later followed by a huge group also seeking religious
In March of 1830, the translation of the gold plates was published to what we know now as the “Book of Mormon”. It was later on that same year, on April 6, when Joseph Smith officially started The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On June 27, 1844 Joseph Smith, along with his brother Hyrum, was murdered. Soon after Brigham Young, Joseph Smith’s successor steps up and takes leadership of the church. Young took on a journey out west to find “religious freedom” (History.com).
In 1860 approximately four thousand Western Apache Indians occupied an enormous portion of the present state of Arizona. Ranging from the Sonoran desert environs to the ponderosa pine forests, the Apache subsisted on wild plant foods which they collected; corn, beans, and squash which they grew; animals which they hunted; and livestock which they stole in raids south of the border. Within forty years, however, the Apache way of life was inexorably altered as a result of contact with the White man. Following a series of bloody skirmishes with federal troops as well as savage massacres, the Apaches were confined to reservations for their own protection. Soon new words entered the Apache vocabulary—words like smallpox, scarlet fever,
The author then goes into detail about the massacre. He says that in 1864, 1,000 Cheyenne and Arapaho liked around Sand Creek. On the morning of November 29th, hundreds of soldiers appear at the village. A chief raised an american flag as a sign of friendship. Soon after, the soldiers opened fire with rifles and cannons.
Ogden with a brigade of 131, pushed south from flathead house toward Utah in December 1824. He was also with the British and also with a small group of Americans which was directed by Jedidiah Smith, in April they reached the Bear River, where two outfits parted company. After that Ogden kept continuing south along the Bear River to cub creek in percent cache valley. He also learned some things
Every year, there is a annual and semiannual conference held in Salt Lake City Utah, at the Salt Lake City Conference Center. The conference is held every April and October. Members and leader of the Church of Latter Day Saints come together and attend sessions where they listen to religious leader’s sermons. Each conference consists of six sessions - four general sessions, one male priest session and one women’s session. This is an important ritual in the Mormon Church.
Many people came to strike it rich or just to start a new life out west. Even though it was before computers and phones, the information spread quickly across the country and started what is called Manifest Destiny. This will tell you about some of the important parts of the westward expansion. Gold Rush: The gold rush started in January 1848 in the city of Coloma California when a man named James Wilson Marshall found gold flakes in the American River at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains. When he found the gold, he was working to build a water-powered sawmill owned by John Sutter.