Cody became so good at what he did he was appointed Chief of scouts (39) In 1876 during the height of the war with the Indians, Cody spotted an Indian warband and after recruiting some other scouts engaged them in a skirmish. Cody dueled an Indian decorated with ornaments known as yellow hand and after killing him scalped his head and raised it into the air (55-58). This battle with yellow hand would be performed in his show and become one of the most famous parts of the Wild West show. He finally got to put on a show at his home town in 1882.
Dade Massacre Lindley Hill Dr. Davis AMH 2020 Final Paper 20 October 2015 The Dade massacre was a battle between the Seminole Indians and United States Army in December of 1835. Named after Francis L. Dade, who was one of the soldiers killed in battle. At the time, the American government was trying to force the Native Americans out of Florida. Most of the tribes ended up leaving, but not willingly. The Seminole tribe gave the American Army a run for their money.
The Indians were defeated, and had to sign a treaty agreeing to give up about twenty million acres of their land. The Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians were trying to petition the treaty ,and they even took their case to the Supreme Court. Although the courts ruled the Indians were considered a dependent nation, Jackson enforced his presidential power and pushed the act . Cherokee Indians signed a treaty giving up their land in exchange for territory in Arkansas. Andrew Jackson signed for the act May 28, 1830, then he outlined a drawing December 6th.
It is the only place in the world where you can find alligators and American crocodile living side by side in harmony. Most of the people think that the area is a swamp, covered with dirt and grass, however everglades consist of a slow moving river, making it possible for boats to roam about. Why An Air boat ride is the best way to explore Everglades? The Everglades area has many mangroves tunnels, sawgrass marshes and pine flatwoods. That is why the best way to explore the everglades is through airboat rides in everglades.
Seguín 's company in October 1835 and participated in the taking of the squares on the north side of the city during the siege of Bexar, December 5–9, 1835. He served until the capitulation of Gen. Martín Perfecto de Cos on December 10, 1835. Though not much is known about Gregorio Esparza, he is a hero who risked his life for Texas. Gregorio Esparza though a Mexican, on the arrival of Gen. Antonio López de Santa Anna in February 1836, was advised by John William Smith to take refuge with his family in the Alamo because they had been very good and loyal people to the Americans.
The 1993 movie “Tombstone” directed by George Cosmatos is an American western film based on events which occurred in the City of Tombstone, Arizona during the late 19th century. The events include “Earp Vendetta Ride” and the “Gunfight at the O.K. Corral” (Agnew, 2012). In the movie, the Earp brothers, Wyatt, Morgan and Virgil decide to leave their history as gunslingers behind with the aim of settling down in Tombstone, Arizona as legitimate businessmen. However, their plans soon change when a ruthless gang of cowboys mark them as targets. The Earp brothers are hence forced to pick up their guns again so as to reinstate order in the town with the help of Doc Holliday – Wyatt’s best friend (Agnew, 2012).
Diana Hernandez Professor Linda Graham Texas History 2301 03/03/2018 The first paragraph "Was an American Hero's Death Tainted by a Typographical Error? " describes the biography of David Crockett, who had a reputation as an outstanding hunter and was widely known person. This article shows that the characters of the North American heroic epic such as David Crockett have some special features that allow viewing North American legends as a variant of the heroic myth. “Generations of Americans grew up on the story of his courageous last stand at the Alamo, where he went down fighting rather than surrendering to overwhelming forces” (Cox).
Sam Houston was a soldier and politician famous for his act of bringing Texas into the United States as a constituent state. Independence from Mexico was sealed with his victory from Mexico. Sam Houston was born in Virginia and he was also a congressman,lawyer,and senator in tennessee. Sam Houston moved to Texas in 1832 and became a part of the conflict between U.S Settlers and the Mexican government. Houston was became a commander of the settlers local army.
In 1864, after being given whiskey by two Franklin settlers one young Indian from Chief Washakie’s tribe tried to run over Franklin settler Mary Ann Alder with his horse. During the event, one other settler shot the Indian and had to leave in order to alert the Minutemen in Cache Valley. In order to pacify the Indians several Franklin settlers, including Bishop Lorenzo Hill Hatch, Peter Maughan and Ezra T. Benson of Logan, spent the night at the Indian camp with Chief Washakie discussing what took place. As payment the settlers who had sold the Indians the whiskey were to give flour, cheese, other food items, and two yokes of oxen to the Indians. Overall these events and the treaty, not only enabled the Franklin settlement to expand, but it also enabled other settlements to expand outside of their fort boundaries, encouraged more settlers to the area ,and promoted the use of local natural resources and the expansion of new industries for the
I grew up in a small town with a very old history. Every year in August, the Old Settlers Reunion parade began downtown and led out to a carnival on historic grounds. The public library usually held activities for the community and Friday night football was always a blast. My favorite place to eat was the Pizza Palace.
Nestled in the foothills of the Texas Hill Country, Austin is the southernmost state capital in the continental United States. Austin is currently the nation's fastest-growing city and has an estimated population of more than 932,000 people. The city was named for Stephen F. Austin, who is known as the "Father of Texas. " However, it did not always bear Austin's name, nor was it always the capital of Texas. The History of Austin, Texas