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William J. Fetterman was a Civil War veteran officer who was massacred along with his troops at the battle. List the causes of the battle:Briefly describe the outcome of the battle:
Fetterman's troops were defending a group of woodcutters when Crazy Horse tricked Fetterman into following a small band of Sioux warriors. Fetterman and his troops were then ambushed; the 80 soldiers were easily surrounded and slaughtered. Questions to Consider:1.Why did the Sioux appeal to the U.S. government to stop the increasing settlements of whites along the Bozeman Trail? Bozeman Trail ran through a land that was sacred and2.Was the ambush against Fetterman's company of soldiers justifiable?3.What is the legacy of the Battle of the Hundred Slain/ Fetterman Massacre? The Sioux'sIdentify the role of the following tribes and key figure in the battle:KiowaComancheGeneral Philip Sheridan
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Native Americans in the United States,Cheyenne,Sioux