Nebraska territory timeline

By Ayden!
  • The first treaty between the Oto Tribe and the US government

    The first treaty between the Oto Tribe and the US government
    the first cession of land by native americans in nebraska was at the treaty of prairie du chien
  • Preemption Act of 1841 passed

    Preemption Act of 1841 passed
    owned land to purchase up to 160 acres at a very low price not less than $1.25 per acre before the land was to be offered for sale to the general public
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act passed

    Kansas-Nebraska Act passed
    In 1854 senator stephen douglas of illinois proposed a bill to organize the territory of nebraska
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    civil war

    the war between the north and the south (union and confederacy)
  • The Charter for the Transcontinental Railroad passed

    The Charter for the Transcontinental Railroad passed
    it provided land and loans for the construction of a transcontinental railroad across the United States
  • Morrill Act passed

    Morrill Act passed
    First proposed when Morrill was serving in the House of Representatives
  • Homestead Act passed

    Homestead Act passed
    it provided 160 acres of federal land to anyone who agreed to farm the land
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    Construction of the transcontinental railroad

    By connecting the existing eastern U.S. rail networks to the west coast, the Transcontinental Railroad became the first continuous railroad line across the United States
  • Plum Creek Massacre

    Plum Creek Massacre
    many of the Comanche Indian chiefs, women, and warriors were killed
  • Sand Creek Massacre

    Sand Creek Massacre
    the U. S. Army carried out a surprise attack on a non-combatant encampment of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians along the Big Sandy Creek in southeastern Colorado
  • Nebraska becomes a State

    Nebraska becomes a State
    Nebraska was admitted to the Union as the 37th state. Congressional Republicans had passed a statehood bill for Nebraska in 1866
  • The treaty in 1892 between the US government and the Lakota Tribe

    The treaty in 1892 between the US government and the Lakota Tribe
    there were 18 different treaties within the time frame
  • The first Treaty of Fort Laramie

    The first Treaty of Fort Laramie
    between the U.S. government and the sioux nation, the united states recognized the black hills as part of the great sioux reservation