Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee | Study Guide

Dee Alexander Brown

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Red Cloud, Chapter 19 hey made us many promises ... but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land. Sources: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Encyclopedia of Arkansas, History.com Copyright © 2018 Course Hero, Inc. June 1876 The Battle of Little Bighorn is the U.S. Army's greatest defeat. November 1864 The Cheyenne are ambushed at Sand Creekby U.S. soldiers. Context Overview Motifs Main Ideas Themes Significant Events December 1890 Lakota Sioux are massacred near Wounded Knee Creek. U.S. Army general and Civil War hero; takes military control of all reservations William T. Sherman Southern Cheyenne chief; views treaties as the best way to achieve peace Black Kettle Celebrity Hunkpapa Sioux chief; refuses to live on reservation lands Sitting Bull Oglala Sioux chief; leads the fight to close three U.S. forts in Wyoming and Montana Red Cloud Main Characters A native of Arkansas, Brown’s fascination with the Native Americans began in college when he visited the western United States with a professor. The university and government librarian wrote 30 books, including 11 novels, over the course of his illustrious career, nearly all of them about his favorite subject. DEE BROWN1908–2002 Author U.S. officials lied andcheated to steal land from native tribes. American Betrayal Native tribes resorted to violence when peaceful resistance was ignored. Violent Resistance Whites justified killing Native Americans to expand the United States farther west. ManifestDestiny Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee tells the true story of the systematic eradication of native peoples in the American West between 1860 and 1890. Weaving together eyewitness accounts and official records, Brown’s seminal work debunks the whitewashed myths of how the West was won. ForgottenGenocide onAmerican Soil MAIN IDEAS English Original Language 1970 Year Published Dee Brown Author Bury My Heart atWounded Knee Drama Nonfiction

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