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Supported by Federal gunboats, Union forces under Brigadier General Ambrose Burnside captured Roanoke Island, North Carolina, from Confederate forces in an amphibious operation over February 7th and 8th, 1862.
Approved on February 8, 1887, “An Act to Provide for the Allotment of Lands in Severalty to Indians on the Various Reservations,” known as the Dawes Act, emphasized severalty, the treatment of Native Americans as individuals rather than as members of tribes.
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