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This map shows the locations of the new or reduced lands of Indian tribes according to the treaties of 1854. With the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, the former Indian Territory was opened to white settlement, and the government looked for ways to relocate the native tribes who had made their homes in Kansas. To create more land for white settlement, George Manypenny, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, negotiated treaties with Indian tribes that ceded much of the Indians' lands to the government. This land could then be sold to white emigrants. Naturally, these events helped to exacerbate existing tensions between settlers and Native Americans, contributing to the Indian Wars that occupied the U.S. Army during and after the American Civil War.

Date: Between 1854 and 1856

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This map could work with Isaac McCoy's map and the map from the Haskell Institute to demonstrate how Indian land holdings changed over time. This map can also be used as a companion piece for many other sources regarding specific tribes and their land in Kansas.

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Item Number: 209786
Call Number: 1854 P4 F2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209786

Collections - Maps
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Prehistory to 1854 (Benchmark 1) - Indian Removal Act (Indicator 4) - Delaware
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Prehistory to 1854 (Benchmark 1) - Indian Removal Act (Indicator 4) - Government policies
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Prehistory to 1854 (Benchmark 1) - Indian Removal Act (Indicator 4) - Kickapoo
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Prehistory to 1854 (Benchmark 1) - Indian Removal Act (Indicator 4) - Loss of land and resources
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Prehistory to 1854 (Benchmark 1) - Indian Removal Act (Indicator 4) - Pottawatomi
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Prehistory to 1854 (Benchmark 1) - Indian Removal Act (Indicator 4) - Sac and Fox
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Prehistory to 1854 (Benchmark 1) - Indian Removal Act (Indicator 4) - Shawnee
Date - 1854-1860 - 1854
Date - 1854-1860 - 1855
Date - 1854-1860 - 1856
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Map
People - American Indians - Indian lands
People - American Indians - Indian removal
People - American Indians - Tribes - Arapaho
People - American Indians - Tribes - Cherokee
People - American Indians - Tribes - Cheyenne
People - American Indians - Tribes - Comanche
People - American Indians - Tribes - Delaware
People - American Indians - Tribes - Iowa
People - American Indians - Tribes - Kansa
People - American Indians - Tribes - Kaskaskia
People - American Indians - Tribes - Kickapoo
People - American Indians - Tribes - Kiowa
People - American Indians - Tribes - Miami
People - American Indians - Tribes - Missouri
People - American Indians - Tribes - Omaha
People - American Indians - Tribes - Osage
People - American Indians - Tribes - Otoe
People - American Indians - Tribes - Pawnee
People - American Indians - Tribes - Peoria
People - American Indians - Tribes - Piankeshaw
People - American Indians - Tribes - Potawatomi
People - American Indians - Tribes - Quapaw
People - American Indians - Tribes - Sac and Fox
People - American Indians - Tribes - Seneca
People - American Indians - Tribes - Shawnee
People - American Indians - Tribes - Sioux
People - American Indians - Tribes - Wea
People - American Indians - Tribes - Wyandotte
Places - Indian reservations
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Type of Material - Maps

Names and numbers of Indian tribes which must have possessions in the Indian Territory Route of Colonel Henry Dodge to the Rocky Mountains Map showing the progress of the Public Surveys in the Territories of Kansas and Nebraska Map Showing the Progress of the Public Surveys in Kansas and Nebraska

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