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Vocabulary (Source found below)
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
*The American Heritage Dictionary-Second College Edition
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston
Copyright 1985

Bison: (noun): a large mammal of North America with brown fur, a thick full mane, small curved horns and hooves; common name is buffalo

*Border: (noun) the line or frontier area separating political divisions or geographic regions; boundary

European: (adjective) of, relating to, or characteristic of the continent of Europe or its people

Harvest: (noun) the season for gathering in agricultural crops

Louisiana Purchase: (geographical name) region W central U.S. between Mississippi River & the Rockies purchased 1803 from France area 885,000 square miles

Reservations: (noun) a tract of land set apart by the federal government for a special purpose, especially one for the use of a Native American people

Revolution: (noun) a fundamental change in political organization; especially: the overthrow or renunciation of one government or ruler and the substitution of another by the governed

Survey: (verb) to determine and delineate the form, extent, and position of (as a tract of land) by taking linear and angular measurements and by applying the principles of geometry and trigonometry

Surveyors: (noun) one that surveys

Territory: (noun) A. a geographical area belonging to or under the jurisdiction of a governmental authority

Uprising: (noun) a revolt; insurrection: an act or instance of revolting against civil authority or an established government
 

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