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    The Battle of Little Bighorn In the land of the Black Hills, gold was discovered by white settlers. This event took place in the 1870’s in Dakota Territory. The chance to get rich was now for the American settlers, but the only problem was a Native American tribe called the Sioux occupied this land. The United States Government saw this as a problem. On January 31, 1876, the government urged the Sioux leader named Sitting Bull, and his people to give their land away to white settlers and…

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    The Sioux Indians A Native American tribe that has been glorified throughout the years with some events that have been place in history.We’re going to be talking about the origin of the Sioux Indians.We’ll also be looking back at the events that made Sioux what they are today. Ultimately I'm going to be breaking down Sioux and what exactly is Sioux,what had made them so special.So let’s begin! Sioux Indians were a group of Native Americans in the early days of America.They…

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    many Sioux and Cheyenne left their reservations, frustrated with the U.S. Government and the infringement of treaties and with white settlers encroaching into the sacred land in the Black Hills in search of gold. Seven thousand Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho assembled in the summer of 1876 on the banks of the Little Bighorn River, (King, 2016). During this time the Secretary of War, J.D. Cameron reported to the U.S. Senate and President in 1876, “The true Policy, in my judgment, is to send troops…

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    The Civil War and its aftermath had great impacts on Native American tribes all across the country. At the start of the war, many tribes had decided to join the Confederacy, mostly because some of their tribe members had owned slaves. Since they were apart of the Confederate States of America, the Confederacy had decided to pay all of the annuities that the Government of the United States had provided. After the Civil War, the tribes that were apart of the Confederacy were severely punished. The…

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    Comanche Culture

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    have to oppose the American removal of Indians. The removal act by congress led to conflict against the americans as seen in the constant attack on american settlers. conflicts within the Comanche territory between Comanche and intruding southern Arapahos and Cheyennes also became a major problem for the…

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    Kansas Rock Art

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    with Paleoindian and Archaic peoples, in the 1981 work O’Neill concludes that there are ten possible tribes to which rock art can possibly attributed to in specific ranges: Various Plains Apache groups, Comanche, Kiowa, Kiowa Apache bands, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Wichita, Pawnee, Osage, and Kanza. He also suggests that the sites “… could be measured in hundreds of years rather than thousands” (O’Neill 1981, 26). This is a broad range of traditions and peoples to filter through at any given site.…

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    Stagecoach Bits Summary

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    1. One part that I found interesting in Twain’s “Stagecoach Bits” was his description of the mail that was three days late. The amount that was placed not only in the coach with the passengers but also with in various other places besides the roof leaves one to only guess how that coach looked when it was done being loaded. Twain leaves this image of an overstocked coach with barely any room inside as the mail sacks rise to the sky. Secondly, was their snap judgment to strip down to their…

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    Devil's Tower Essay

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    itself. The Devil’s Tower is a monstrous rock formation that seemingly comes out of nowhere in the middle of a forest, and is said to have spiritual value to the native tribes that live in the surrounding areas. There are many tribes, such as the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Crow, Kiowa, Lakota, Sioux, etc.,(Hanson) that claim the exclusive rights to the use of the land for ceremonial purposes, as well as the public claim it for their own recreational hiking and climbing purposes. The theory that the land…

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    On the day February 4 2002 a boy was born. Not only was that boy's name James but that child is me. James Osgood born February 4 2002. I am in my last year of middle school as I am currently writing this, and I will show you the way I feel towards things and how I am treated during school. I am/think I am actually really smart, but I hate school because of the dark corrupted feel of it. I find myself to be the most mentally innocent person in my grade but as I am surrounded by corruption my…

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    American Indians Roles

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    When discussing the American West, one cannot carry on a conversation without mentioning the Native Americans. They played many roles throughout American history. In the west they played several. American Indians opened up the west by helping explorers, elevated the horse in their culture to an iconic status, changed the ecological balance in many places throughout the west, proved to the U.S. and Mexico that they were a force to be reckoned with. First, the Native Americans played an important…

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