American History II: 1877-Present

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Instructor: Tom Jacobsen

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Required Reading!!

ID's for Final Exam

Textbook Table of Contents

(These are the main things you need to study for the quizzes and exams)



Overview of the Indian Wars

"The Trail of Tears" (1838-9)

The Battle of Little Big Horn, 1876

The Flight of the Nez Perce, 1877

The Apache Wars (Cochise and Geronimo) 1850-1886

Massacre at Wounded Knee, 1890

Timeline of Plains Indians


Secondary Online Textbook

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