Sandy creek colorado massacre knits make lice his way

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Sandy Creek, Colorado Massacre November 29, 1864 “Knits make lice” his way of saying that baby indians turn into adult indians that just cause problems. He felt no remorse They are beneath us, they practically aren’t even human- we’re better off without them Little Crow and Dakota War The Dakota Sioux were on a reservation in the Minnesota territory The government broke the treaty and didn’t give them the supplies they were supposed to bring The Crow went on a rampage because of this and kill over 1,000 whites The government sends troops in and the Crow are moved to Oklahoma The chief and 50 other Native Americans were executed First Sioux War The government was building a mining road that connected the mines, which would go through Native American hunting grounds They fought a battle over it The Sioux were all put in reservations Captain William J. Fetterman 80 soldiers killed by Native Americans December 21, 1866 Reservation Policies Treaty of Medicine Lodge Creek (1867) 2nd Treaty of Ft. Laramie (1868) The Battle of Little Bighorn (1876) General George Armstrong Custer: Super cocky, American General vs. Chief Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse Two Native American chiefs come together and the Sioux get a victory over the american military Chief Joseph I will fight no more forever! Nez Percé tribal retreat (1877)
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Apache War 2 chiefs - Cochise and Geronimo; Geronimo wanted to fight til the end A band of warriors went with Geronimo and fought guerilla warfare style against the American government (10,000 soldiers) The military was looking for him for around 10 years Helen Hunt Jackson A Century of Dishonor Advocated for Native American rights Educated people about the injustices that were happening against Native Americans Dawes Severalty Act (1887): Assimilation Policy Promoted the division of Indian land into 50 acre parcels Every Indian family got a 50 acre parcel of land; wanted them to become farmers Promoted Christianity and developed ways to assimilate Native Americans into American culture Carlisle Indian School, Pennsylvania This destroyed Native American culture Arapaho “Ghost Dance” (1890) If you did this dance and prayed hard enough a higher power would make you stronger and invulnerable. Popular with a lot of Native tribes Terrified settlers and the government Government tried to restrict the ghost dance Was about hope, not religious power The Massacre of Wounded Knee- South Dakota (1890) Natives were being rounded up to put into reservations An unknown person fired their gun After shot soldiers opened fire and killed over 200 Natives Virtually no soldiers died Sig: This ultimately ended the indian wars- last armed conflict The Cattlemen and Sheepherders Americans learn to be cowboys from Mexicans Longhorns are easy to herd because they’re sturdy and can walk long distances
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  • Native Americans in the United States

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