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Why doesn't the Policy work to make the Reservation?
Treaties arent' signed by Tribal leaders
Corrupt Indian officials(Gov't)
Indains didn't want to give up culture
Miltary forts were built
What were the Original Plans? and does this plan work?
Make the plains one big reseration for Indians
no it doesn't work
What happened to the Colorado territory?
Starving Indians raid settlements
Governer Evans urges Indians to come to Ft. Lyon for Safety in the fall of 1864
450 Cheyenne massacred at Sand Creek by Col. Chivington's troops
4 more years of fighting, finally Indians withdraw to Dakotas, Okla.
what caused changes in the west?
Area needed for Transcont. RR
Area needed for farming
Gold discovered in Colorado
what happened when Americanization Policy Fails
1887 Dawes Act-Indian tribes abolished
male head of family gets 160 acres of land but they were given no farm equipt...no health services....much of land was bought back...disease, malnutrition, and high death rate on reservation....way of life was discriminated against
What does the treaty of 1868 promise the Sioux?
They may live forever in Black hills of SD and Whyo.
Paha Sapa was sacred ground for Americans because of the gold
What made it possible to invade Indian homelands
Introduction of horses in 1700's
When do the Indians fight back
1962-1990
What happened to the Colorado territory?
Starving Indians raid settlements
Governer Evans urges Indians to come to Ft. Lyon for Safety in the fall of 1864
Us army has Wincheseter because of repeating riffles
RR lines and sport shooters split up and wipe out buffalo herds
450 Cheyenne massacred at Sand Creek by Col. Chivington's troops
4 more years of fighting, finally Indians withdraw to Dakotas, Okla.
How do the Indians fight back
Most resistance was from Sioux-Cheyenne
1862-Settlers killed in Minn. by sioux(who are successful in Mont( Who, of keeping settlers out)
What was the affect of the Indans being invaded
Plains Indians give up farming and become nomatic warriars
warfare was not always as bloody as portrayed(counting coup)
early settlers avoid plains "Great American Desert", not suitable for farming
What happens when the Gov't tries to buy the black hills and the Indians refuse
7th calvalry under George Armstrong Custer sent in
sitting bull tatanka yotanka
Crazy horse-ashunka witko..field commander
battle of little big horn-june 25, 1876
Custer divides his force and is defeated..virtually everyone in the 7th calvalry killed
Indian victory calls for revenge...what happens
1877..crazy horse surrenders murdered
1881...sitting bull joins buffalo bills wild west show
Dec 29 1890...7th calvary massacres 200plus at Wounded Knee, SD