3 What is the legacy of the Battle of Little Bighorn Although it was a victory

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3. What is the legacy of the Battle of Little Bighorn? Although it was a victory for the Indians, this battle began a prepared and focused oppression and attack on the Natives, which led to their genocide and the move of the remaining Indians to the reserves. Battle of Wounded Knee Date and location: December 29, 1890 Wounded Knee Reservation, South Dakota Identify the role of the following tribe and key figures in the battle: Sioux Sitting Bull Wovoka Tribe that gathered for the Ghost Dance, spiritual movement. Was then defeated. With their confinement to the reservation, the Sioux tribe were suffering from disease in their cattle and tribe, malnutrition, and debilitating restrictions. On December 15, 1890, reservation police tried to arrest Sitting Bull, the famous Sioux chief, who they mistakenly believed was a Ghost Dancer, and killed him in the process, increasing the tensions at Pine Ridge. Wovoka was a man who saw a vision of Gods returning the Indians to the old ways of life. But it only would happen if they fought the opposites and and performed the ritual. List the causes of the battle: a lot of people got the news of the Ghost Dance, Americans included, as they were alarmed and thought that Sitting Bull contributed to this movement, so they killed him. Word of the ritual spread throughout the 25,000 Sioux on the Wounded Knee reservation. The alarmed officials became worried about the Ghost Dance and Sitting Bull's influence. The officials ended up killing him in their attempt to arrest him. The officials were further alarmed when they heard of a rumor that the Ghost
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Dancers believed they were invincible to bullets. They quickly assembled troops to quash what they thought was a rebellion among the Ghost Dancers. Briefly describe the outcome of the battle: easy and brutal victory for the American troops. Questions to Consider: 1. What was the Ghost Dance movement, and why did it alarm U.S. officials? It was opposition, and a gathering spiritual ritual that was a part of what the Indians had to do in order for Gods to return them what they lost to the Americans.1` 2. Why did the Seventh Cavalry of the U.S. Army have a motivation for revenge against the Sioux? Because before that the Indians took over at the Big Horn and killed a whole regiment along with Lieutenant Custer. 3. What is the legacy of the Battle of Wounded Knee? Essentially, a bloody end to the Indian War
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