History 129 Lecture 6 Notes Crushing Indian Resistance ? 200 Years War ? Revolutionized by first ever machine gun, Hotchkiss Gun ? Homestead Act- passed after the Civil War ? Pacific Railroad Grants- Develop railroads west 1865 ? 30,000 people of European or African Ancestry ? 1885- 95% European or African Ancestry In 1860?s ? US Government realized something must be done with defeated/surrendered Indians ? 1867 Reservation Policy William Sherman ? Grant?s Assistant ? Peace Policy Assimilation/Acculturation ? ?Invent? an American ? Transformation of Indians through education ? ?Training Schools? Haskell Indian College ? Direct descendant of these training schools Dawes Act ? 1887 ? Break-up Indian Lands ? 300 Acres allotted to each Indian was given back to the Government ? Sold the land on reservations
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