Conflict on the Great Plains

  • Homestead Act of 1872

    Homestead Act of 1872
    the homestead act was about when the congress passed the act and let them live there for 5 years with alot of free acres. The married people could not claim the land, but the single woman had the same rights as man which means they could own land
  • Fetterman Massacre

    Fetterman Massacre
    crazy horse tricked commander in a trap causing the warriors to kill the detachmante. The plae took in montana were the gold mines took place at. The people took a series of attacks from years 1865-1867 and also happened on december 21, 1866
  • Battle of little bighorn

    Battle of little bighorn
    The event took place over the black hills around nokotas. The battle of little bighorn happened on 1868. The things that happened is that there was rumors about a place that had gold and stuff in it
  • discovery of 1874

    In 1874 they finally foun out that the rumors were true about gold in the gold mine. Soon after that the soilders were having battles fighting over the gold.Some of the people that got attacked was the native americans. The natives were attacked on june 25, 1876.
  • Ghost dance

    Ghost dance
    In this event ghost dance was a dance that was a way to express there culture that was being killed. after that sitting bull got arrested during when they were doing there scuffle and then got shot.
  • Wounded Knee

    Wounded Knee
    At the wounded knee was a little lake or creek that the Lakota siuox lived near at. After they were in fear they went to the wounded knee to get weapons for the other people and they had a war after which caused 225 soilders to die