Changes in the Western frontier (Indians (Battle of the hundred slain…
Changes in the Western frontier
Government policy which put boundaries upon. each tribe. This led to clashes between eh Natives and The Americans.
Battle of the hundred slain
massacre at sand creek: Mostly women and children were killed.
Red Cloud: A Sioux chief who unsuccessfully appealed to the government against white settlement.
Reservation: Land was set aside for Indians but they couldn't go where they pleased. This led to a clash between Americans and Native Americans
The treaty of fort Laramie: A treaty in which Indians agreed to live on reservations.
Assimilation: A way to make the Natives more like us.
Battle of wounded Knee
Many were made to live in sod houses.
Fetterman Massacre: 79 civilians and soldiers were killed in this battle.
High cost of grain increased the amount of debt.
Fromtier settlers: Faced drought , floods, fires, blizzards, plagues, as well as raids from the Native Americans.
Buffalo got in the way of the railroads.