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part of the United States, the Omaha’s were using it as their hunting grounds; yet the white squatters believed it theirs (Greenburg pg. 74). This is proof that whites and Indians had dramatically different conceptions of landownership, and yet another occurrence of Indians resisting America’s expansion westward. In conclusion, it has been proved that Native Americans where very resistant to the United States efforts of westward expansion. Tecumseh’s Appeal to the Osages (document 9) where Tecumseh made attempts to unite dozens of Indian tribes against the invading Americans, Black Hawk’s Encroachment by White Settlers (document 11) where Black Hawk gave his testimony to justify his actions in the Black Hawk war against American settlers in his village, and an Encounter between Omaha Hunters and White Squatters in Iowa (document 15) where a group of Omaha Hunters and a group of White Settlers, outside of the land the United States legally owned, came into hostile conflict of who owned the land, provide three different accounts of proof that American Indians resisted American territorial expansion in several ways.