The First Wave of Settlers, settled on the Atlantic Border of America to the Appalachian Mountains
The Settlers moved from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River
The Settlers traveled across the Great Plains to settle from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Coast
The Settlers started to settle in the Great plains which is the Rocky
Mountains to the Mississippi River
The California Gold Rush was one of the first mining outbreaks in America. Not only whites showed up to mine but thousands of Immigrants.
The Treaty would provide Indians with food, money, and supposedly reserve Indian land forever. The treaty did not end up lasting very long because of all the miners that moved onto the land known as Pike's Peak, Colorado where the Americans discovered more gold.
William McFarland built a Cafe next to Feeder Line that made its way into the heart of the city known today as Mcfarland.
The Homestead Act stated that farmers could farm 160 acres for 5
years, and the land would be theirs. 500,000 Americans became Homesteaders by the 1900's.
The Central Pacific and the Union Pacific started building railroad from San Francisco, California to Odgen, Utah and met at the middle in 1869. Congress provided subsidies for the two companies giving them Finacial Aid and Land Grants.
Cowboys started using the first dedicated trails to drive cattle North, to sell cattle to the Northerners. By 1872, 1 million cattle had been driven up the trail.
The Peace Commission would make sure the Indians would not attack the Miners or Builders
The Whites wanted to help the Indians by giving them land to farm . In reality, all the Whites wanted was for them to turn into American Farmers. The Indians were given the worst land in the country (Oklahoma and South Dakota).