time line 2 By email@example.com Sep 4, 1841 Preemption Act it permitted squatters who were living on federal government land to get 160 acres. May 30, 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act it created territories for both areas of lands. Dec 9, 1854 The first treaty between the Oto Tribe and the US government a agreement between the US and Oto. Period: Apr 12, 1861 to Apr 9, 1865 Civil War a war between the United States Of of america and confederate states of america May 5, 1862 Morrill Act U.S sells federal owned land May 5, 1862 Morrill Act it was to used to set aside federal land to put collages to benefit agricultural knowledge. May 20, 1862 Homestead Act it allowed settlers to get 160 acres of land. Period: Sep 6, 1863 to Nov 8, 1869 Construction of the transcontinental railroad it was so they could connect existing railroads Aug 8, 1864 Plum Creek Massacre a party of people attacked a freight wagon train killing 13 men Nov 29, 1864 Sand Creek Massacre this happened between the cheyenne and the Arapaho Mar 1, 1867 Nebraska becomes a State it became a state and not a lot of people lived their back them. Apr 29, 1868 The first Treaty of Fort Laramie a treaty signed between United States treaty commissioners and representatives of the cheyenne and other tribes. Apr 29, 1868 The treaty in 1892 between the US government and the Lakota Tribe it was recognized by black hills as part of the great sioux reservation.