and give them food and clothing white amn would jip them off White man promised

And give them food and clothing white amn would jip

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and give them food and clothing (white amn would jip them off)White man promised Sowe Dakota – but then whites find gold in DakotaMost famous battle- Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse- Battle of the Little Big HornGEORGE CUSTER- AMERICANS WERE ALL KILLED (250)1876oCuster’s Last StandoEvil Indians killing the white mans troopsTemporary victory for the SoweNez Force of Idahol- gold was also discovered there Chief Joseph- tracked dwonAppachee- leader was Geronimo-INDIAN WAS DEFEATD- RAILROAD; BROUGHT MORE SETTLES/TROOPS; BUFFALO; 1880S- AS INDIANS FORCED ON RESERVATIONS- AMERICANS BEGAN TO THINK THAT WHITE MANS TREATMENT OF INDIANS WASN’T FAIRHelen Hunt Jackson- 1881- book about detailing American gov’tstrickery of IndiansSecond book- Romona- love story about injustice-People began to think about how to treat the Indians better-Solution- get them to assimilate?-Hardliners- thought that forcibly containing the Indians and punishing them was the way to go-Entiehr side held any belief that indinas should retain their own cultru-Sun Dance- outlawed by fed gov’tMost traditional Indian way of gov’t-Ghost dance movement- restore the sun dacne and traditional Indian ways of life-Led to final spasm of fighting- Battle of Wounded Knee- End of Sowe-Indians are defeated-DAWE’S SEVRILTY ACT- signed by PRez groverIndians ahd to live on the reservationTried to dissolve the Indian tribe as an entitiySet up individual Indian family heads with 150 acres of landForced assimilationNative Americans were not American citizensNot all the land was divided up- national gov’t took it back for themselves-Tries to force assimilation in general
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-Gov’t set up Carlisle Indian school 1879- Native American children were taughtTaught white values and customs, etc.Jim Thorpe- best athlete in 20thcentury-Dawe’s Act- tried to turn Indians into Americans-Didn’t really work out-Federal gov’t changes some of this policy-Other parts of the movement west:Mining frontier- with conquest of Indians and development of railroads- easier to get to mining frontierComstock Load in Nevada- 1859- between 1860 and 1890- produced340 millino dollars in gold and silverCattle- no way to get it to market before railroads were developedCattle became valuable1870s and 80s- cattle drivesCOWBOYS <3Driving them to railroad terminals- frontier townsCattle were put on trains and brought to a lot of placesCattle drives didn’t work in the long run- railroads brought other people out westWanted to have farms and be homesteadersRaised sheepDidn’t work out to have herd of cattle running through your propertyFreezing winter of WHAT YEAR?
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