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  • Native American Reservation

    Native American Reservation
    The federal government had passed an act that designated the entire Great Plains as one enormous reservation, or land set aside for Native American tribes.
  • Treaties

    The government changed its policy and created treaties that definded specific boundaries for each tribe.
  • Sand Creek

    Sand Creek
    The attack down killed over 150 inhabitants, mostly women and children
  • Hundred Slain

    Hundred Slain
    The warrior Crazy Horse ambushed Captain William J. Fetterman and his company at Lodge Trail Ridge.over 80 soldier were killed. Native Americans called this fight the battle of the Hundred Slain.
  • Treaty of fort Laramie

    Treaty of fort Laramie
    In return, the Treaty of fort Laramie, in which the sioux agreed to live on a reservation along the Missouri River, was forced on the leaders of the sioux in 1868
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    Friendly tribes reservation

    The U.S. Army responded by heading the pople of friendly teibes Union Army veteran, gave orders"to destroy their villages and ponies, to kill and hang all warriors, and to bring back all women and children."
  • The sioux and Cheyenne

    The sioux and Cheyenne
    The sioux and Cheyenne held a sun dance, during which sitting bull had a vision of soldiers and some Native Americans falling from their horses.
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    Comgress passed the Dawes Act aiming to 'Americanize' the Native Americans. The act broke up the reservation and gave some of the reservation land to individual Native Americans 160 acres to each head of household and 80 acres ro each unmarried adult.
  • Sventh Cavalry

    Sventh Cavalry
    The seventh Cavalry Custer's old regiment rounded up about 350 starving and freezing Sioux and took them to a camp at Wounded knee Creek in South Dakota.
  • Native Americans received

    Native Americans received
    Whites had taken about two-thirds of the territory that had been set aside for Native American. In the end, the Native Americans received no money from the sale oh these lands.