South Dakota Argumentative Analysis

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Before South Dakota was admitted into the US, It was Sioux land and many other Native tribes land. “The Sioux and the Cheyennes became allies, and by the end of the 18th century, the Sioux had driven away other groups and claimed the Black Hills as sacred land, believing that they were the homeland they were destined to find” (Andrew Mathews 2015, p.10). How was South Dakota even included in the US? Well according to (Andrew Mathews 2015), the US government made false promises about the hills and has kept them ever since. Many Native Americans are not happy with this and just want their land back. Before all of this, there was of course fights. For example, one incident known as the “wounded knee” panicked the Sioux (Heather
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