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A series of battles in New Hampshire between the colonists and the Wompanowogs, led by a chief known as King Philip. The war was started when the Massachusetts government tried to assert court jurisdiction over the local Indians. The colonists won with the help of the Mohawks, and this victory opened up additional Indian lands for expansion. Of the great colonial wars of the eighteenth century, king Williams's war was the fourth. men have certain rights in the state of nature, including the right to liberty,life and property. when british settlers reached the new world, the entered a pristine environment little changed by human intervententions. Was an atrocity in the Indian Wars of the United States that occurred on Novem , when a man force of Colorado Territory militia attacked and destroyed a village of friendly Cheyenne and Arapaho encamped in southeastern Colorado Territory, killing and mutilating an estimated Indians, about two-thirds of whom were women and. Following the "Report on the Condition of the Indian Tribes," Congress decided that the best way to end the Indian wars was: a)to send in the army, under men such as George Custer, to break the morale of the Indians b)allow Indians to follow old traditions such as the Ghost Dance c)to systematically kill most of the buffalo.
(Record Group 49) (bulk ) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY GENERAL RECORDS OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE AND THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT Correspondence Records relating to lands administration Other records RECORDS OF OPERATING . The affidavit of Virgil W. [Wyatt] Earp (right) states he has met the military service requirement to homestead under the Soldiers' and Sailors' Homestead Act of June 8, The Homestead Acts were several laws in the United States by which an applicant could acquire ownership of government land or the public domain, typically called a all, more than million acres ( thousand km 2; thousand sq mi) of public land, or nearly 10 percent of the total area of the United States, was given away free to million homesteaders; most of the. The Mexican–American War, also known in the United States as the Mexican War and in Mexico as the Intervención Estadounidense en México (U.S. intervention in Mexico), was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from to It followed in the wake of the U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico still considered Mexican territory since the government did not.
President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act on On January 1, , Daniel Freeman made the first claim under the Act, which gave citizens or future citizens up to acres of public land provided they live on it, improve it, and pay a small registration fee. The Government granted more than million acres of land while the law was in effect. The frontier is the margin of undeveloped territory that would comprise the United States beyond the established frontier line. The U.S. Census Bureau designated frontier territory as generally unoccupied land with a population density of fewer than 2 people per square mile. The frontier line was the outer boundary of European-American settlement into this land. Abraham Lincoln was born on Febru , the second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, an Englishman who migrated from Hingham, Norfolk, to its namesake, Hingham, Massachusetts, in The family then migrated west, passing through New Jersey, . The Homestead Act of A law encouraging Western migration by granting sections of federal lands that were west of the Mississippi River so long as certain conditions were met. Chief among these conditions was that settlers “improve” the land by cultivating fields and building homes and utility buildings. took effect on January 1 of the.