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  • George Armstrong Custer's Defeat In The Battle Of Little Bighorn

    Battle of Little Bighorn Battle Analysis The subject of this paper is going to cover one of the most controversial battles in history, George Armstrong Custer’s defeat at Little Bighorn on 25 June, 1876. We will examine what could have happened though if Custer would have taken the advice of his scouts and held off on the attack. At the time this was Custer’s best source of intelligence, should he have heeded the advice of his human intelligence (HUMINT) sources? This battle has been well…

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  • Little Bighorn Case Study

    In the Little Bighorn Battle on June 1876 between the Lakota and Cheyenne people verse the United States. The conflict was the cultural change and clash between the two: on one hand there is the Lakota and Cheyenne were they are buffalo/horse people, and on the other hand there is the United States is industrial/agricultural people. From 1868 the US and Lakota negotiated on the Fort Laramie Treaty; however, that made conflict towards the other tribes (National Park Service Website). This…

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  • Palo Duro Canyon Essay

    happened on September 28, 1874 when a few U.S. Armed force regiments under Ranald S. Mackenzie assaulted an extensive place to stay of Plains Indians in Palo Duro Canyon in the Panhandle of Texas. In the post-summer of 1874, Quahada Comanche, Southern Cheyenne, Arapaho and Kiowa warriors drove by Lone Wolf left their reservations and searched for refuge in Palo Duro Canyon in the Texas Panhandle. There they had been gathering sustenance and supplies for the winter. Colonel Ranald S. Mackenzie,…

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  • Son Of The Morning Star Analysis

    For example, it had already been said that Reno was dead; however, an outburst made by Reno himself is mentioned shortly after. “The major was swigging at a flask when DeRudio splashed by. ‘What are you trying to do?’ Reno asked. ‘Drown me before I am killed?’” (pg. 50) Evan S. Connell’s work, Son of the Morning Star is an extraordinary and captivating narrative. He has an acquiring mind and was not afraid to step away from the traditional form of writing. Behind the chaos there is meaning. The…

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  • Red Tailed Hawk Research Paper

    and much more well-documented hawk are also included in this writeup. The Cheyenne tribe from the Great Plains believe that hawks warn and protect one of impending danger from one’s enemies. Although there is a lacking of literature on the hawk in Cheyenne culture on the internet, the eagle, which has similar cultural connotations, being another bird of prey, does play a well documented role in the culture of the Cheyenne and other First Nations people in the Great Plains. Eagle feathers are…

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  • Essay On Sand Creek Massacre

    In the early morning of November 29, 1864, elements of the first and third Colorado volunteer regiments surprised hundreds of Cheyenne and Arapaho people camped on the banks of Sand Creek in southeastern Colorado Territory. That day, more than 150 Cheyennes and Arapahoes, the vast majority of them being women, children, and elderly men nominally under U.S. protection, were slaughtered by the Colorado volunteer regiments. Today, I was invited by the National Council on Public History to deliver…

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  • Sand Creek Massacre Essay

    reservations, food supply, and everything they owned. Because of these heightening issues between the common white man and Native Americans, larger issues were beginning to arise, ultimately kick starting the process of a mass extinction for the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians. The Sand Creek Massacre was…

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  • General Custer's Ethical Leadership

    drive for success put a terrible negative connotation on his ethical behavior. So much so that he was willing to kill all the Indian men, women and children of the world to get promoted. One sunny day General Custer and his troops rode in on the Cheyenne Nation where they slaughtered 103 Indians (Mass, 2016). His clouded judgment wanted to hunt down those that escaped, not taking time for the individualized consideration of his men; only thinking of how this will effect his next promotion. He…

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  • The Searchers Book Vs Movie

    The Searchers is a “classic” western. It tells the story of Ethan Edwards who is accompanied by his nephew Martin Pawley and their five-year-long search to find his niece after she is captured and her family killed by the Comanche Indians. Little Big Man is a “revisionist” western. It tells the story of Jack Crabbe, a 121-year-old man asked to tell his story about his life, which includes being captured and raised by the Indians and living in a white society with a variety of jobs leading him to…

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  • Essay Summary: Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

    This treaty is broken when Union Army soldiers chase Confederate soldiers through the indian land. After three small gunfights Black Kettle tries to make peace. The Americans and the Indians do not come to an agreement and the Americans attacked the Cheyenne at Sand Creek. The army massacres the indians killing 133. The survivors move south in order to find more buffalo losing their land…

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