The conquest of the West was nearly complete by the 1870s. In one
remarkable decade, with Indians effectively confined to reservations, some
four and one-half million new settlers arrived to stake their claim to the
"I’ll be beginning medical school at Wayne State University beginning the fall of 2009 while participating in the U.S. Air Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program. Upon receipt of my MD, I intend to enter into a residency in family Medicine and afterwards practice as a family physician in the U.S. Air force."