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Bent's Forts

Added by Nick Johnson on 05/06/2016 - 10:52, last changed on 08/10/2022 - 08:13

Bent's Old Fort

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In the early and mid-nineteenth century, when the western United States was in a seemingly unending state of flux as people competed for dominance over the land and its resources, three men moved to what would eventually become southeastern Colorado and there established a trading and commercial...

Little Arkansas Treaty

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 11:37, last changed on 10/14/2021 - 07:19
The Little Arkansas Treaty refers to a pair of treaties signed between the US and Indigenous nations in Kansas in mid-October 1865: one with the Southern Arapaho and Southern Cheyenne nations and one with the Comanche and Kiowa . Of the two, the treaty signed on October 14 with the Cheyenne and...
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