Dakota EC - Regalado 1 Sam Regalado Carolyn Lee HIST 1301W...

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Regalado 1 Sam Regalado Carolyn Lee HIST 1301W 10 December 2008 The Dakota Conflict Review The documentary The Dakota Conflict gives interesting insights into the Dakota War of 1862 and the ensuing trials. The Dakota War of 1862 was one of the most influential Native American and European American conflicts in United States history. After the Dakota War, the Dakota and many neighboring Indian tribes were forced onto reservations. This also marked the last major Indian war in Minnesota. The documentary tells more than just the history of the conflict though. It also tells the aftermath of the conflict, and what it meant to both Indians and Americans alike. Since it took place in the middle of the Civil War, it would also have an impact on future laws and rights pertaining to all non-white inhabitants of the United States. The documentary is highly influential because of its unique way of telling the events of the conflict. Special techniques and images were used to portray the idea that the Dakota War of 1862 was a tragedy of American history. The Dakota War of 1862 took place in the middle of the American Civil War which began in1861. The Civil War never reached Minnesota, but small battles between Indians and
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2011 for the course HIST 3959 taught by Professor Menard during the Spring '10 term at Minnesota.

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