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By: Leigh Lacy, Delia Reilly, Peter Civitella. Cheyenne and Sioux Tribes Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse White Prospectors American Seventh Calvary Lieutenant.

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1 By: Leigh Lacy, Delia Reilly, Peter Civitella

2 Cheyenne and Sioux Tribes Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse White Prospectors American Seventh Calvary Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer

3 White prospectors ignored the 2 nd treaty of Laramie. White settlers rushed into the Black Hills where there was a surplus of gold.

4 Government offered to buy back the land. Tribal leader rejected the offer. Sioux warriors fled the reservation. They brought together Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse-two Sioux chiefs. These chiefs helped to push back the white prospectors.

5 American 7 th Calvary were sent to find the Sioux to bring them back to the reservation Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer forces met the Sioux and Cheyenne.

6 Defeat shocked the nation Government stepped up the military action following this event. Due to the government’s actions, it was the last Native American Victory

7 Crazy Horse Surrendered Sitting Bull and his followers fled to Canada

8 Garcia, Jesus, et al. Creating America; A History of the United States, 1877 to the 21st Century. Evanston, Illinois: McDougal Littell, Print.


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