Native American land in Oklahoma given to white settlers (21 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

On 22 April, the U.S. opened Oklahoma to white settlement. Within 24 hours claims for million acres were staked by over 50,000 settlers.

Citation:
Editors. "Native American land in Oklahoma given to white settlers". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5348, accessed 09 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. First Peoples in North America