INDIANS!. chapter 7, section 2. Nomads. Great Plains. Great Plains. The Indian Problem. Why do we have difficulties? Different concept of land ownership . We want to “honor” the land the way we know how.
chapter 7, section 2
500 Men. Women, and Children slaughtered while trying to surrender
Colonel Chivington wants a military victory
Black Kettle tries to surrender.
U.S.TOOK BACK 6 MILLION ACRES.
WHAT ENDED THE INDIANS WAY OF LIFE? THEIR WAY OUT OF THE U.S.
1. THE RAILROAD- BROUGHT THE SOLDIERS, SETTLERS, MINERS, AND BUFFALO HUNTERS.
2. DAWES ACT 1887- FORCE THE INDIAN INTO ACCEPTING THE LIFESTYLE / VALUES OF THE WHITE MAN (Farmers).