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Read textbook pages 236-242 prior to completing the assignment below. Please turn these in at the end of class Friday. Answer the following Questions in Complete Sentences:The Battle/Massacre of Wounded Knee Read the overview of the Battle of Wounded Knee Readthe eyewitness account of the Massacre at Wounded Knee by Phillip Wells. Wells was a Sioux translator for the United States Army and was involved in the fighting at Wounded Knee. Read eyewitness accounts of the Massacre at Wounded Knee as provided by the Lakota Sioux who were present during the battle. The document shows multiple statements from different witnesses that were woven together to tell the Lakota version of this event. Write 1.After reading the overview of the Battle of Wounded Knee, please provide responses to the following reading comprehension questions: a.Who was leading the Sioux before the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek?b.What was the Name of the Native American medicine who brought the Ghost Danceto the Plains’ tribes?c.What was the purpose of the “Ghost Shirts” for the Sioux? d.What happened when Sitting Bull was arrested on December 15th?e.Research and give a description of Hotchkiss guns?f.How many Native Americans were killed at the Battle of Wounded Knee?
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2.After reading the eyewitness accounts, please answer the following questions in complete sentences. We will discuss these on Tuesday a.Of all the accounts you have read, which seem to be the most credible and why? There are multiple accounts in the Lakota document, so please be specific.b.What questions would you have asked Phillip Wells if you were conducting an investigation into the Battle of Wounded Knee? List three questions and your reasoning you have for asking each. c.Find and list instances where the Lakota accounts of the Battle of Wounded Knee seem to becontradictory, exaggerated or false. Please provide reasoning for your opinions. d. Quote 3 short descriptions of the Battle/Massacre that resonated with you. Be sure to cite theauthor and the source along with the quote? Why did these descriptions stand out to you? 3.a.Write a comparison of accounts from Phillip wells with those of the Lakota Indians who werealso present at the Battle of Wounded Knee. b.Where are the similarities? Where are the discrepancies? Please use specific evidence from the documents to support your findings. For similarities; list quotes from the 2 documents to support. For contradictions; list quotes from the document to support. *IF you do not provide evidence when prompted you will not receive credit for your response. Overview (from Link 1) On the morning of December 29, 1890, the Sioux chief Big Foot and some 350 of his followerscamped on the banks of Wounded Knee creek. Surrounding their camp was a force of U.S. troopscharged with the responsibility of arresting Big Foot and disarming his warriors. The scene was tense.
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