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    pay off as quickly as possible. There was also a series of Indian affairs going on that were known as the Indian Wars. The Plains Indians were settled out West were the United States kicked the Indians to, but now the United States is coming back wanting more land to put the railroads and telegraphs. The lives of the Plains Indians in the second half of the nineteenth century was significantly different and affected by the technological developments and the government’s actions. The…

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    The end of the Plains Indians was caused by many factors, including the rising tension between the Indians and the settlers, decline of the Buffalo population, and the assimilation of the Indian people. The most important factor in the decline of the Plains Indians culture was the assimilation of the Indians. The tension between the Indians and the settlers had been built over many years. The settlement of the white men brought disease and death to the Indians and they were not equipped to…

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    When the Civil War was over Americans went west. Whites, Blacks, Asians, Hispanics and Mormons moved out west for cheap land and religious freedom. The Americans formed a new America. These areas that were settled were like colonies. They had their own ideas, laws and currency. Before the Civil War the whites made their homes in the Great Plains (also known as the Great American Desert). The Great Plains were usually very hot in the summer and icy cold in the winter. This weather made it hard…

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    Using a minimum of 150 words, address the following: Discuss the different approaches of the federal government toward the Plains Indians. The Federal government had many different approaches towards the Plain Indians. The government used treaties, relentless attacks using the Army, and forced surrender of Indians from their lands. The government enacted policies which were met to confine Indians to reservations and even transported some to reservation like the one in the Washington Territory. …

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    The Sun Dance, most critical religious function of the Plains Indians of North America and, for itinerant people groups, an event when generally autonomous groups assembled to reaffirm their fundamental convictions about the universe and the otherworldly through customs of individual and group give up. It is a service rehearsed diversely by a few North American Indian Nations, yet a significant number of the functions have highlights in like manner, including moving, singing and drumming, the…

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    We see from the beginning that the Indians did not approve of “the whites” around them but in order to save themselves and what they had left they were forced to adapt to un-natural customs and traditions from the mass migration of European immigrants. A God given right to expand American democracy and populate the western frontier is how they explained virtually terrorizing and dishonoring many treaties and policies between the Native Americans. One of the major issues faced between the Native…

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    Should the Indians be removed from the plains? This question probably went through the minds of the federal government many times. What helped them to figure out what to do were the Indians terrible choices that started many conflicts. The Indians who lived in the plains brought buffalo near extinction and broke their treaty; which led to many problems between the white folk and the Indians. The Indians in the plains relied on buffalo. They used their dogs to help them hunt, but the Spanish…

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    Among the unfair treatment of the Plains Indians when white settlers expanded westward, the U.S. federal government massacred Native American tribes who thought they were at peace with the government and as a result many innocent people died. These incidents of discriminative killings made the distrust from the Plains Indians grow and later this distrust led to major conflicts. The U.S. killed people from the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes even though they were friendly. The governor of the…

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    In the second half of the nineteenth century, technology played a significant role in the lives of the Great Plains Indians. During this time, the US government was trying to assimilate the native americans into or nation. We took away any items that they had and tried to get them to forget their culture. Technology helped the Native Americans in some ways, but it was mainly an issue for them. At this time the Plains Indians were being put into indian schools and were being mistreated.…

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    Crazy horse was the leader of the Lakota Sioux. He was celebrated for his battle skills as well as his efforts to preserve Native American traditions. He fought alongside Sitting Bull and others in the American-Indian wars, and was instrumental in the defeat of George Armstrong Custer’s forces at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. After surrendering to federal troops in 1877, he was killed amid rumors of a planned escape. Since his violent and controversial death, Crazy Horse, or Tashunka Witko,…

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