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Legacy of the Great Plains Indian WarsName(s): Class: American HistoryDate:12/15/16Use textbooks and other available resources in order to complete the following charts. Answer the Questions to Consider on the back of each chart. As you research, look for information on thelegacy of each battle.Sand Creek MassacreDate and location: _November 19, 1864- Fort Lyons, Sand Creek Reserve, Colorado TerritoryIdentify the role of the following tribe and key figure in the battle:CheyenneJohn ChivingtonThe Cheyenne tribe travelled to Fort Lyons to accept the peace terms and spendthe winter in the safety of the Sand Creek Reserve. He was the commander of the regiment of Colorado volunteer militia that carried out the Sand Creek massacre.List the causes of the battle:
Briefly describe the outcome of the battle:The Cheyenne camp was attacked by Chivington's militia while the majority of the men were out hunting. The Native American's stood no chance, nearly 200 were killed, most of which were children and women. Questions to Consider:1.Why did the Cheyenne venture out from the Sand Creek Reservation to raid nearby settlements? The Sand Creek Reservation was barren with little game or other sources of 2.What motivation did John Chivington have to seek revenge against the Indians? John 3.What is the legacy of the Sand Creek Massacre? The Sand Creek Massacre was one of Identify the role of the following tribes and key figures in the battle:
ArapahoCrazy HorseA tribe that united with the Sioux to fight against the white settlers.Crazy Horse was a Sioux military chief who commanded a war party at the Fetterman Massacre. CheyenneWilliam J. FettermanThe Cheyenne were another tribe who allied with the Sioux to fight the whites.