Analysis Of The Wounded Knee Massacre

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During the Western Expansion, white settlers moved west for numerous reasons. They were motivated to find new land, Gold, and Stuck upon the belief of Manifest Destiny. This attitude helps fuel western settlement, Native American removal and war with Mexico. In doing so, Native Americans faced harsh conditions and were treated horribly. The Great Plain Indians endured the Wounded Knee massacre of 1890, killing of the Buffalo, and many acts such as the Dawes act and Homestead. The Wounded Knee Massacre occurred on December 29, 1980, near Wounded Knee Creek on an Indian Reservation. It was a battle between U.S. military troops and Lakota Sioux Indians. This battle resulted in the deaths of 300 Sioux men, women, and children. The massacre
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