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Edward M. McCook

Brunot Agreement

Added by yongli on 05/18/2016 - 14:41, last changed on 04/17/2022 - 07:30
The Brunot Agreement between the Nuche ( Ute ) and the US government in 1873 led to the development of mining in the San Juan Mountains by taking 3.7 million acres (about 5,780 square miles) from the Ute Reservation in western Colorado. As white encroachment continued over the next decade, tensions...
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