The Native Americans were forced to live in encampments in Oklahoma which was also known as the Indian Country. Here alcoholism was very prevalent also known as fire water due to the depressing form in which their lives had been destroyed. In 1890 at Wounded Knee South Dakota there was an encampment of 250 innocent Native American Families. There seventh cavalry soldiers would watch them from a hill overlooking the encampment waiting for any motive shoot. When a single shot was fired likely from a soldier they began shooting with Gatling guns nonstop.
Unfortunately, two hundred Native American men, women, and children were killed in the ambush and their body parts were mutilated and brought back to Denver to be put on display by Chivington’s men. This horrifying example of the white’s superiority becomes known as The1864 Sand Creek Massacre, one of the most catastrophic examples of military advantages and overkill in all of the American Indian Wars
The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also known as Custer’s Last Stand, is one of the most significant battles in American history. Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer, commander of the 7th Cavalry Regiment, performed a series of devastating tactical mistakes based off inaccurate assumptions and assessments on the size and fighting capability of the Northern Plains Indians, led by their fearless leader Crazy Horse. The Northern Plains Indians who would capitalize on these mistakes with overwhelming numbers and superior tactical action; killing all 210 Soldiers under Custer’s direct command and killing another third of his divided force. This paper will use the United States Army’s four step battle analysis methodology to analyze the Battle of
It was late 1875, when Sioux and Cheyenne Indian tribes left their reservations. They were very upset with the whites’ intrusion into their lands in the Black Hills. The Second Treaty of Fort Laramie gave the Indians exclusive property possession of the Dakota Territory. Then there was a discovery of Gold on the land, causing many intrusions.
The troops ask for them to camp on Wounded land and they will be send back the next morning and the Sioux agreed. The next morning the troops confiscated their weapons and took them away some natives were angry and kept some weapons. A soldier ask a deaf Sioux to put his weapon down but he did not understand they started to pulled and a shot was fired the war broke out and they army killed over one hundred fifty three unarmed Sioux. After the massacre the U.S. tried to help and rescue the survivors but a blizzard passed threw and the bodies froze it was too late. The Dawes Act was created for the government’s goal to divide up the tribal land among individual natives.
“Battle of Little Bighorn” The Native Americans fought against union soldiers because, even after the union took over the Native Americans land and banished them to live Oklahoma, they came in and took the place they gave them to live in push that even farther west. After being pushed around so much and being taken out of lands that they have build houses on and farmed, they just couldn 't take it anymore. The lights have went far enough in the Indians decided to take matters into their own hands. Americans were constantly beating up, killing, and messing around with the Indian tribes. It wasn 't fair to the Indians that they were always getting the short end of the stick and never being accepted for who they were.
When a small tribe of Cheyenne Indians that had been moved from their area in the Wyoming country to a bleak area in the southwest decided they had had enough of the white man 's evasions and broken promises, they started a painful trek back to their homeland, 1,500 miles away. They start on their way, and face the struggle of the white man 's continual attempts to suppress them. Since the Cheyennes ' trek is in defiance of their treaty, Captain Thomas Archer, who agrees with the Indians in principle, reluctantly leads his troops in pursuit of the tribe. Throughout the movie, there are a few notable themes, and even sub themes, that can be expanded upon and discussed once they have been identified and analyzed. One major theme throughout this movie is the cultural clash.
Lastly, Henry was just plain old scared as they said “He ran like a coward.” The second war was like Henrys’ first brutal battle it was obviously too intense for him. If someone is entering their first brutal battle of course they are going to be scared and as they say “Henry quivered.” This shows that he was scared so he had to run away. No one can blame him for fleeing. The main reason why he ran away was because he thought that they had lost so the only thing that came to mind was him running. The book says “He too threw down his gun and fled.
While this empire was growing, they contracted an alliance with the Tepanec tribe. The Tepanec leader, Maxlatzin, realized that the Aztecs were growing too strong under his protection, therefore sought to reduce their power. But the Aztecs decided to fight and resist, crushing the Tepanec. Mongols were referred to as brutal and ruthless fighters. They were vagrants, continually trying to find a territory to occupy.
The garrison is commanded by Major Duncan Howard (Steven Waddington) who is betrothed to Cora. Their route to Fort William Henry is led by a native guide named Magua who acts distant towards Duncan and expresses dissent towards the British in his native language, though Duncan is unaware that anything is amiss. Magua then, without reason, turns and walks toward the back of the formation and the garrison is suddenly ambushed by a Huron war party. The women are knocked off their horses and huddle in the undergrowth together as they watch helplessly as the British soldiers are overtaken. At that moment, Chingachgook arrives with Uncas and Hawkeye and fight off the remaining Huron.