Presentation on theme: "The Frontier of Texas. Frontier Settlements Frontier Settlements Conflicts with Native Americans developed and increased over time The Native Americans."— Presentation transcript:
Frontier Settlements Conflicts with Native Americans developed and increased over time The Native Americans were pushed farther west. US Soldiers were brought in to help defend the Texans from raids
Comanche Camp Photo by William S. Soule, courtesy Wichita State University Library, A. A. Hyde Collection
Medicine Lodge Treaty Treaty – a formal agreement between two nations. Native Americans agreed to move onto reservations Agreed to stop raiding white settlements Many Native Americans disagreed with this treaty and peace did not come.
Frontier Wars Fighting continued in TX and leaders emerged Gen Sherman fought Comanches and Kiowas. Quanah Parker – Comanche Warrior and leader Lone Wolf – Kiowa leader
Frontier Wars Red River War – Quanah Parker and Lone Wolf led an attack against hunters at Adobe Walls. - Parker eventually surrendered. Buffalo Soldiers- African American soldiers assigned to run the Apaches further West out of Texas to a reservation in Arizona. Many treaties were formed to try and maintain peace, but few held up.
PowerPoint Quiz What Native American Tribe posed the most threat to Texas settlers? List two effects that over hunting had on Native Americans? In what ways did Anglos defend themselves against the raids of the Native Americans?
PowerPoint Quiz What is a treaty? What is a buffalo soldier? Name one of the Native American Chiefs that raided Adobe Walls? Where were the Native Americans forced to live when their land was taken from them?