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					Culture Clash on the Prairie
Great Plains
      • A) Grassland extending through
        the west-central portion of the
        United States
          – 1) Weather harsh
          – 2) Before
            (1)________introduced by
            (2)____________few lived in
            this area
          – 3) Nomadic natives live in the
            area
          – 4) Three tribes from area:
              • (3)A.
              • (4)B.
              • (5)C.
Native Lives and Lifestyle
             B) Native Life
                1)(6)_________________
                     a) Horses influence
                     b) Family structure very
                important
                     c) No individual
                ownership of land
Settlers Push West
         C) Causes
           1)(7)_____________
                 a) Transportation west
           2)(8)_____________
                 b) Pushes more population
           west
           3)(9) ____________found
                 c) Found on Sioux land
                 d) Sioux also known as
           the (10)_____________
Homestead Act
       • Homestead Act
         – A) 1862 US
           Government offered
           (11)_________of free
           land to anyone who
           would inprove it.
         – B) Exodusters
            • 1)(12)____________wh
              o moved west to take
              advantage of free land
Midwestern Farmers

             • (13)_________
               – A) Few trees so
                 many settlers
                 built homes
                 from sod or
                 prairie turf.
Background of Indian Wars
             D) Events early on
                1) 1834
                (14)_______________Act
                      a) Natives from east
                placed on Great Plains
                2) 1850
             (15) ____________system created
                      a) A tract of land set apart
                by the federal government for a
                special purpose, especially one
                for the use of a Native
                American people
Background
     3) 1864 Sand Creek Massacre
         a) US attacks on unarmed
         natives in
         (16)_______________
                I) Beginning of the Indian
         Wars
     Sand Creek Massacre
      Include one fact from site.




     (17)
(18)_____________Trail
           E) Gold Found
              1) Bighorn Mnt. in Sioux
              territory (Montana)
                     a) Trail established for
              white settlers
              2)(19)______________
              (Native)
                     a) Tried to negotiate the
              removal of US forts
                     b) (20)___________War
              (1866)
                     c) (21)____________ lead
              attacks
Bozeman Trail
       3) Treaty of (22)__________
          a) US leaves Bozeman
          trail
          b) Sioux forced on land
          along Missouri River
          included(23) __________
          Hills
                - (24)__________
          Bull and Red Cloud never
          sign
                -Reservation
Black Hills
      F) Area of land in Sioux
         reservation (South Dakota)
         1) Sioux holy land
         2) Gold Found (1874)
               a) Col. (25) ___________
               b) Grass roots down
         3) Sitting Bull—(26)
         ________Dance
               a) Religious ceremony of
         self sacrifice
               b) Sitting Bull had a
         vision of a Great Sioux victory
               c) US response--(27)
Battle of the Little Bighorn
              G) US forces under
                 (28)__________ defeated
                 by Crazy Horse
                 1) (29)___________vision
                 had come true
                 2) However, by 1876
                 Sioux were defeated and
                 mining continued on their
                 land
              Little Bighorn

               One fact from the site
               (30)
Dawes Act
     H) (31)______________the Native
        Americans
        1) Break up reservations and
        give in divided plots to
        individuals (160 acres)
        2) Sell remainder to settlers for
        farming
        3) Use money to
        (32)__________Natives to
        American culture
              a. To absorb (immigrants
        or a culturally distinct group)
        into the prevailing culture.
End of Indian Wars
         I)        (33)______________
              1)     (34)_________Sitting
                     Bull killed prior to
                     battle
              2)     Battle ended any
                     major resistance to US
                     policies
                    1)   Buffalo killed off, have
                         no choice than to be
                         farmers

				
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