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    the Pacific Northwest and was the friendly to the whites. ("Chief Joseph"1). Most of their tribe was baptized as Christians. Joseph the Elder was the first Nez Perce to convert to Christianity. In 1855, he even helped George Washington's territorial governor set up a Nez Perce reservation that stretched from Oregon into Idaho. ("Chief Joseph" 1 PBS.org) Then in 1863, they found gold in the mines where the Nez Perce reservation was located. The U.S. government found out and took almost all the land they gave them. Then Joseph the Elder burned his American flag and bible. Joseph the Elder refused to move his tribe and sign the treaty about the new reservation. In 1871 Joseph died, and his son Chief Joseph stepped up to be the new chief. "In 1877, General Oliver Otis Howard threatened a cavalry attack to force Joseph's band and other hold-outs onto the reservation"("Chief Joseph"1 PSB.org).…

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    Chief Joseph Chief Joseph(hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt) was born march 3,1840 in Wallowa valley,Oregon. Chief Joseph was a Nez Perce Indian chief who faced with settlement by whites of tribal lands in Oregon and led his followers in a dramatic effort to escape to Canada . Chief Joseph,known by his people as (hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt) (thunder coming up over the land from the water), was best known for his tribe into reservations.The nez perce were a peaceful…

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    government taking the land.The Nez Perce lived in villages scattered near west of the Rocky Mountain. They owned the largest horse herd on the continent. What made them stand out was they lived without guns or ammunition; making the them easy targets to enemies. The hunters would cross over a treacherous mountain to hunt buffalo. One day when three young boys spotted a cluster of men, now known as Captain William Clark, walking near the Nez Perce lodges. Quite frightened the boys hid but Clark…

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    The treaty of 1863 reduced this territory and it was implied pressure by the United States to sell the reservation land. The Nez Perce entered into a war with the United States in 1877. This was known as the Nez Perce or Chief Josephs War. This war involved those within the Nez Perce who refused to be removed to the reservation land and the United States who wanted them to move there. The U.S gave the Nez Perce 30 days to move or they would attack. The Nez Perce were originally going to comply…

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    Nez Perce: Chief Joseph

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    Erick Gallegos 03.24.16 Language arts P.4 Social studies P.3 Chief Joseph Chief Joseph was a Nez Perce chief who did one of the most greatest retreats of military history. He tried to lead his men to Canada. Chief Joseph's life span was only 64 years from 1840-1904. He was born in the city of Wallowa Valley, Oregon and he sadly died in Colville Reservations, Washington. Chief Joseph's was named after his father, Joseph the…

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    Yilliam, I agree with you, Chief Joseph did show great leadership and courage when it came to protecting his people. When he surrendered he was thinking of the little ones that were freezing to death. In the course book on page 547, it states the General Nelson Miles had promised the Nez Perce that they could return to their homeland once they surrendered. He betrayed them. Just like the United States government betrayed the Lakota Sioux with the guaranteed that they would control the Black…

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    The Nez Perce language, alternatively called Nuumiipuutimt or Nuumiipuutímt, is classified as a Sahaptin language. It is located in Kamiah and Lapwai, Idaho which is on the Nez Perce Reservation. It is also spoken in the Colville Reservation in Washington using the Upriver dialect of this language as well as in the Umatilla Reservation in Oregon using the Downriver dialect. Nez Perce uses the Latin script to write in their language. According to a 2000 census, the Nez Perce language has an…

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    I Am Chief Joseph Thesis

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    I am Chief Joseph, popular by Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt. I was born on March 3, 1840, in Wallowa Valley, Oregon Territory. When the United States attempted to force the Nez Perce to move to a reservation in 1877, I reluctantly agreed. Following the killing of a group of white settlers, tensions erupted again, so I tried to lead my people to Canada, in what is considered one of the great retreats in military history. I am the leader of one band of the Nez Perce people. My formal Native American…

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    The book I will be analyzing is, Kopet: A Documentary Narrative of Chief Joseph’s Last Year’s by M. Gidley. It was published in 1981 in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This book is split up into three different sections: 1. Starting Out from the Meany Papers An introduction 2. Chief Joseph of the Nez Peres A chronology 3. White Witnesses to Chief Joseph’s End A Narrative This book discusses the last few years of Chief Joseph’s life, the white people…

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    respective passages, Susan B. Anthony and Chief Joseph both use persuasion to attempt to sway readers to convert to their views. Anthony's and Joseph's passages are similar in many aspects, such as their use of pathos to induce audiences and their use of persuasion in defense of themselves and others; however, they differ in many ways as well, including their tone and their usage of the other rhetorical appeals: logos and ethos.…

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