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Native American Struggles The Battle for the West
Causes of White Settlement Gold Rushes Homestead Act –1863 Transcontinental RR –Union Pacific & Central Pacific –Promontory Point, Utah –1869 –“The Golden Spike”
By 1860’s Native Americans had been pushed beyond the Mississippi As white settlers moved west, NA’s were further isolated U.S. Gov’t adopts “Reservation Policy” The Indian Wars begin
Plains Indians Lived Nomadic Life Followed Buffalo Herds Whites killed Buffalo as they moved West
Buffalo Bill Cody
New “Indian” Policy Started in late 1860’s Native Americans moved to Reservations Poor land Government Trickery Many Native Americans resisted
Butchery on Both Sides Indians raided white settlements U.S. Army Troops slaughtered entire villages Indians won some battles but were outnumbered & outgunned
Battle of Little Big Horn 1876 General George Armstrong Custer Sitting Bull Sioux tribe defeats Custer
Apache Wars Apache tribe of the South West Desert 10 year uprising led by Geronimo US troops chased him all over desert Last Native American to surrender
The Genocide Continues Dawes Act of 1887 Native Americans stripped of culture Forced to accept white ways Reservations broken up
Wounded Knee “Ghost Dance” to regain Sioux greatness Police killed Sitting Bull while trying to arrest him Sioux fled in fear 150 Sioux & 25 soldiers killed near Wounded Knee Creek
The Struggle Continues
The Fight for the West The Main Idea
The American West Westward Expansion and Conflict.
Chapter 25 Section 1 The Cold War Begins Section 2 Westward Expansion and the American Indians Compare the ways Native Americans and white settlers viewed.
Modern US History Ch. 18, Section 2 Wars for the West
Warm Up – Write down two facts from looking at the maps. (You must use more than one map)
Native American Struggles The Battle for the West.
Native Americans in the West (1850’s)
Objectives Describe the importance of the buffalo to the Native Americans of the Plains. Explain how Native Americans and settlers came into conflict.
Native American Struggles Chap. 18 Sec. 3. Following the Buffalo Many white settler started coming to the Great Plains and upsetting the Native American’s.
TEKS 8C: Calculate percent composition and empirical and molecular formulas. Native American Struggles.
Problems in the Great Plains
TEKS 8C: Calculate percent composition and empirical and molecular formulas. reservation – specific area set aside by the federal government for the Indians’
Homestead Act New Technology Life on the Farm Decline of Farming Life on the Plains Plains Indians American Interests Indian Restrictions Indian Wars Assimilation.
What were the physical features and climate like in the Great Plains during West Migration?
“HOW THE WEST WAS WON” Plains Indians. PLAINS INDIANS Plains stretched from Central Canada to Southern Texas Native Tribes relied on horses and.
Native Americans Fight to Survive
Conflict with Native Americans
Bell ringer Analyze the timeline on pages 378 and 379. Write down 3 questions you want to find the answers to in this chapter.
The Wild West: Native American’s Plight American encroachment on the Great Plains.
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