Government policy towards the Plains Indians 1835-1862

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  • Government policy towards the Plains Indians 1835-1862
    • Indians Appropriations Act 1851
      • Provided government money to move Indians onto reservations????
      • Areas of land used by Indians and managed by Federal government.
      • Hunting lands allocated to some????
      • Government hopes reduced land would lead to farming. ?????????????
      • The Plains Indians would:
        • Refrain from attacking white migrators
        • Allow railroad surveyors on their land????
        • End the fighting between tribes????
        • Allow the government to build roads and army posts in their land
      • The Government would:
        • Protect the Indians from white attack ????
        • Pay the tribes an annuity of $50,000


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