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Chapter 6, Lesson 4, Californios and Indians Lose Their Land (pp. 155-157)

I. Rancheros Lose Their Land

II. Indians Lose Their Land and Their Lives

    A. American settlers killed groups of Indians and California law enabled them to capture and enslave Indians.

    B. The United States government talked Indian groups into signing treaties in which they gave up their rights to land.

    C. About 2,000 Indians were moved to reservations where there were few natural resources.

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