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Dawes Act

  1887 U.S. legislation that attempted to "Americanize Indians" by transferring land from reservations to individuals and encouraging farming; though generally considered a failure, the act was in effect until 1934
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Dawes Act Dawes Severalty Act
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Dawes Act , Trail of Tears [8] , George Armstrong Custer [7] , Geronimo [7] , Crazy Horse [8] , Sitting Bull [8] , Trail of Tears [8] , Custer’s Last Stand [9]
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