Well there you have it that’s how we gained this huge amount of land from France. Thank you for spectating. “But what they did not know is that the government was planning a special expedition to explore the Louisiana territory wilderness and that the leader of the team Meriwether Lewis and co leader William Clark were going on this great
These actions included annexing territory, fighting a war, and signing treaties. In 1818, the United States and Great Britain signed a treaty. This treaty said that both nations would share the Oregon Country. The missionaries sent back glowing reports about Oregon’s Willamette Valley. This made others want to move to the region.
The Lewis and Clark expedition was the first American exploration across the western part of the United States. They were known as the “Corps”. While exploring Lewis and Clark encountered a with Native American tribe. The tribe exchanged knowledge, ideas, and items to help Lewis and Clark with their journey. Their exploration find a practical route across the Western half of the continent.
The South was less than prepared for casualties as well as the wounded at the Civil War commencement. In response to the lack of preparation, southern women began organizing groups and associations such as the Ladies’ Soldiers’ Relief Society as well as the Association for the Relief of Maimed Soldiers. There were also women that began to establish private hospitals within donated
Shortly after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 consisting of a select group of the United States. Army volunteers under the command of captain Lewis and his close friend second Lieutenant Clark. Pike’s Expedition The Pike’s Expedition was a military party sent out by President Thomas Jefferson and authorized by the United States government to explore the south and west of the recent Louisiana Purchase. Pike ended up at Fort Bellefontaine in St. Louis, where General James Wilkinson was a governor of the Louisiana territory. He ordered Pike to find the northern source of the Mississippi River.
The Nez Perces had always had good relations with white men, and in 1863 they sign a treaty for their tribe to be moved to a reservation. As more white men move to their tribal land, the Nez Perces are forced to leave and move to the reservation. The Nez Perces decide that they do not want to leave their land, and they win a battle against the white men in the summer of 1877. The Nez Perces then make the decision to flee to Canada. After being surrounded by soldiers for several months, the tribe surrenders.
George Custer was born on December 5, 1839. He was born in New Rumley, Ohio. George Custer’s full name is George Armstrong Custer. His occupation was being a General, His years of service were till 1861-1876. George was a commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars to.
Cody became so good at what he did he was appointed Chief of scouts (39) In 1876 during the height of the war with the Indians, Cody spotted an Indian warband and after recruiting some other scouts engaged them in a skirmish. Cody dueled an Indian decorated with ornaments known as yellow hand and after killing him scalped his head and raised it into the air (55-58). This battle with yellow hand would be performed in his show and become one of the most famous parts of the Wild West show. He finally got to put on a show at his home town in 1882. As Reis explains in 1882 after 10 years in the theater Cody was challenged to put on a fourth of July celebration at his home town.
Before the Civil War, women were rarely involved in any part of the war, but during it, women started to help the war effort by becoming nurses, and now by joining the Army. Document 4 is a letter from a war doctor; in her letter, she writes, “my post the open field between the bullet and the hospital...I write letters home for wounded soldiers, not political addresses.” As women like Clara Barton become more willing to help in wartime, they get more opportunities to become involved; whether being a nurse or a disguised soldier. Another example of this willingness is shown in Document 7; it is a photo of Eleanor Roosevelt speaking with American soldiers in the Galapagos Islands. Not everyone needs to serve in order to help with the war. Women like Eleanor Roosevelt play a huge role by lifting the spirits of American soldiers.
The Black Hills had previously been declared Native American holy land under the Laramie Treaty. However, whites in search of gold repeatedly trespassed into the Black Hills, and the Laramie Treaty was conveniently tabled by the U.S. government to allow these prospectors to trespass; subsequently, the United States declared war on any Native Americans found conflicting with the whites trespassing on their land. Sitting Bull rejected this adamantly; he avidly believed in the future of his people and their way of life. He conducted a Sundance Ceremony at the Little Bighorn River where he danced for 36 hours without stopping, depriving himself of water and rest, and slicing 50 pieces of flesh from his arms in sacrifice. At the conclusion of the ceremony, he told the community of Native Americans that he had had a vision in which the U.S. Army was overcome.
After the U.S purchased the territory, Jefferson appointed Meriwether Lewis, his personal secretary to gather up a party and began planning out an expedition (Binns). Lewis then approached his close friend William Clark to go along with him on the expedition (Wilson). The American government wanted
Washington 's early education was first influenced by his mother, and Viola Ruffner, wife of the owner of the mines and the other women who made an impact to his struggles later in his life. He was blessed and surrounded with both good black and white women; most of the people that made him succeed were women. His mother was a supportive and positive woman, she bought him a spelling book and encouraged him to learn, Washington showed a positive interest in learning how to read by himself without a teacher. she wasn 't educated but was very ambitious for her children. She taught Washington a lot of morals as a child, she was so smart and creative that she made Washington a hat when he needed one to wear to school from different piece of cloth because she couldn 't afford to get him one.
Furthermore, after the war, Northerners established schools for nursing, but not the south. The devastation of the war caused Southerners to rebuild their lives and their homes leaving very little time, want, and need for building nursing schools. In addition, many Southern women reverted into the family life of the South, leaving very few who wanted to become