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Native AmericansHIS206: United States History IIJohn GainesMay 2.2016Native Americans
IntroductionThis paper will show a full circle and insight to the time line of different tribes in differentregions that shared the same hardships and despair with removal from their homes, land and lifeas they knew it. This all in the name of the white man coming and taking their land for profit anddiscovery.Indian Removal Act May 28, 1830Congress passes the Indian Removal Act, authorizing the president to pursue ownership ofall Indian lands east of the Mississippi River. Under the act, the Indians will be compensatedwith new lands drawn from the public domain west of the Mississippi River.Although Congressed had promised the Native American’s new land and life the land theywere given was poor in soil and unsatisfactory for any means of living. Native American’s had toresort to finding other source with making a living. They became house maids, seamstresses andfarm hands.Jun 25, 1876Raid on Julesburg January 7, 1865In retaliation of the massacre that took place on November 29, 1864 when the US led byColonel John Chivington slaughtered around one hundred and fifty Cheyenne and AprapahoIndians which happen to have been a large percent of women and children. This became knownas the “Sand Creek Massacre” in the Colorado Territory. Which in turn led to the Cheyenne,Sioux, and Arapaho warriors to attack thirty-nine days later, they raided and burned down thetown entire town of Julesburg, Colorado.
Custer's Last Stand June 25, 1876In the 1870’s, gold had been discovered in the Black Hills of the Indian Territory, and thislead to the white settlers to settle and pursue looking for the gold this was an intrusion on Indianland and the Sioux Indians were ordered to leave. This was called the “Gold Incursion”In 1876, the second Sioux War began against the government. The second war was led by

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