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					         Evaluate the impact that
settlement in the West had upon
  different groups of people and
           upon the environment


                        Week 4 Day 2
Macro Concepts
Migration-the mass movement of people from one place to
   another.
Environment-Location affected by people, animals and weather.
Status-Rank or level of a person based on wealth/education.
Resources-Items that can be used for benefit or making things.
Conflict-Problem or issue that is controversial and can cause
  problems with compromise.

Micro Concepts
Assimilation-The act of foreigners mixing/blending in with the
   existing population.
     Transcontinental Railroad and its Construction
   Train tracks were built across the entire United States from
    connecting West to East and North to South.
   Construction took place from the 1860s to 1910s.
   The work was very dangerous due to terrain [cliffs, valleys and
    mountains] weather [extreme heat and cold] and equipment used
    [dynamite].
   Irish and Chinese immigrants were early laborers who roughed the
    harsh conditions for low wages.
   One of the most disgraceful events in U.S. history.
   Cheyenne and Arapaho Nation peoples were mostly friendly with
    U.S. citizens near their territories.
   In 1864 the U.S. Civil War was still being fought and Union armies
    were on high alert to threats.
   The Cheyenne Chief Black Kettle approached the U.S. Army Fort
    Lyon in Colorado.
   U.S. Army Colonel Chivington may have misunderstood or felt
    threatened by the Chief.
   The result was the slaughter and mutilation by the U.S. Army of
    over 100 Native Americans including women and children.
                         Sand Creek Massacre
              Battle of Little Bighorn
   One of the most embarrassing defeats in U.S. Military
    history.
   During a patrol Lt. Colonel George Custer encountered a
    massive camp of Lakota and Cheyenne.
   Custer launched an attack in three directions
    underestimating the Natives.
   Custer and all of his troops but one were defeated and
    killed under the leadership of Lakota Chief Sitting Bull.
                           Buffalo Soldiers
   One of the first all black army units in the United States.
   The 10th Cavalry Regiment was formed in 1866 to fight in the U.S.
    Civil War.
   The soldiers received their nickname from the Native tribes they
    fought.
   According to historians it was because of both their dark skin and
    dark curly hair that similar to the buffalo. Also the ferocity with
    which they fought.
                      Wounded Knee Massacre
   The U.S. Government had banned the Ghost Dance for all Native
    tribes.
   The Ghost Dance was when Natives led by a Chief or spiritual
    leader would call the spirits to help them.
   The U.S. Government believed the dance threatened peace with
    the natives.
   On December 29, 1890 at Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota
    over 150 Sioux were killed by U.S. Army troops after tried to
    disarm the Sioux during a ceremony.
                          Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce
   Chief Joseph was the leader of the Nez Perce Nation
    located in what is now Oregon.
   U.S. Forces attempted to remove the Nez Perce Nation to
    a reservation in Idaho.
   His people refused and fought the U.S. Army.
   Under Joseph’s leadership the Nez Perce were able to
    resist by using effective military tactics.
   Eventually the Nez Perce fled to Canada to avoid U.S.
    Forces but later returned and accepted life on the
    reservation.
    Reservation System and the Dawes Act
   In 1891 Senator Henry Dawes led the passage of the Dawes Act
    [a.k.a. the Dawes Severalty Act]

   To solve the Indian Problem land was reserved [set aside] to
    remove from their lands.

   Vast areas called reservations were created to make room for
    American settlers. “Indians” were required to live on these
    reservations.
Frederick Jackson Turner and Helen Hunt Jackson
   Two American authors who chronicled [wrote about] the
    effects of Western expansion were Frederick Jackson Turner
    and Helen Hunt Jackson.
   Turner explained that settlement of the Western Frontier was
    important but would lead to overseas expansion later on.
   Jackson wrote a book called A Century of Dishonor that
    criticized the injustice and mistreatment of Native-
    Americans by the United States.
               Assignment: What if?
   After thinking about the events you learned involving Western
    Expansion you need to think about how things could have been
    different [you may make things better or worse].

   Select one of the events/incidents that occurred and explain about
    how things could or should have been different. What if things
    happened differently?

You can do one of the following:

[a] 8-panel cartoon strip
[b] diary entry
[c] speech
[d] newspaper/magazine article
[e] poster/advertisement
[f] foldable brochure
                         IMAGE SOURCES
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Buffalo_soldiers1.jpg
   http://www.theworldwonders.com/industrial/railroad.jpg
   http://journeystories.org/plugins/ExhibitBuilder/ImageAudioVideoEmbeds/ChineseLaborer.jpg
   http://api.ning.com/files/*pK2zhilSFVU30hqX7sKsXr-
    AQOIKYHRnArLsdSttZIBNl1QGxeKPIfeRgr95sekDsiPc6iCG2ktseJ9uubj33W7X5eW*0fJ/custerlasts
    tand1.jpg
   http://www.myimagezone.com/lib/Thumb.aspx?f=/data/0/82/82666.JPG&l=400
   http://home.comcast.net/~zebrec/imgs/Ghost_dance.jpg
   http://www.believersministry.org/Partners/First%20Nations/ChiefJoseph5-500.jpg
   http://www.sonofthesouth.net/union-generals/sioux-indians/pictures/indian-village.jpg
   http://www.mpl.org/images/wall_turner.jpg
   http://www.coloradocollege.edu/library/SpecialCollections/Manuscript/HHJphoto1.jpg
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chiving1.jpg
   http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/03/Chief_Black_Kettle.jpg
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sitting_Bull_2.jpg
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chief_Joseph_and_family.JPG

				
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