Use 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 the legacy of each battle. Sand Creek Massacre Date and location: ______November 29,1864 Colorado__________________________________________________ Identify the role of the following tribe and key figure in the battle: Cheyenne John Chivington Native American tribe settled in the western part of America, the tribe became hostile when their land was taken away. The cheyenne didn't want to wage war against the whites they wanted peace. The colorado cavalry was commanded by John Chivington. The ones responsible for the Sand Creek massacre are John and the Colorado cavalry. “Damn any man who sympathizes with Indians! ... I have come to kill Indians, and believe it is right and honorable to use any means under God's heaven to kill Indians. ... Kill and scalp all, big and little; nits make lice.” — Col. John Milton Chivington List the causes of the battle:
Briefly describe the outcome of the battle:John Chivington and the Colorado Calvary killed and mutilated every Indian theycould possibly, killing a few hundred Indians.Questions to Consider:1.Why did the Cheyenne venture out from the Sand Creek Reservation to raid nearby settlements? The cheyenne left the reservation for the sand
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- Summer '18
- Janet Hillsheim
- Native Americans in the United States, Lakota people, Cheyenne, Sioux, Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull