Sentence Examples with the word dawes

Consequently, in 1893, Congress appointed the Dawes Commission to induce the tribes to consent to individual allotments as well as to a government administered from Washington, and in 1898 the Curtis Act was passed for making such allotments and for the establishment of a territorial government.

The nonchalant, easy manner of Ralph Dawes was a very good attempt at covering up the problem.

HENRY LAURENS DAWES (1816-1903), American lawyer, was born at Cummington, Massachusetts, on the 30th of October 1816.

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In the library are portraits of Paul Revere, William Dawes and Lord Percy.

There are considerable difficulties of construction, but these have been successfully overcome by Dollond; and in the hands of Dawes (Mem.

To avoid such error Dawes used double wires, not spider webs, placing the image of the star symmetrically between these wires, as in fig.

Although the British had tried to keep this movement a secret, Dr Joseph Warren discovered their plans and sent out Paul Revere and William Dawes to give warning of their approach.

Under the Dawes Allotment Act of February 1887, and a special statute of March 1889, an agreement was made with some Indians, and about 11,000,000 acres, or about half of the reserve, was thrown open to settlement on the 10th of February 1890.

The head of Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney Cove, the shallow bay between Dawes and Millers Point, and Darling Harbour, are lined with wharves.