Chronology of Native American Land and Conflict Background


: Last great herd of buffalo exterminated. 1887



Download 39 Kb.
Page5/5
Date28.02.2021
Size39 Kb.
1   2   3   4   5
1885: Last great herd of buffalo exterminated.

1887: Congress passes the General Allotment Act (the Dawes Act) in which reservation lands are given to individual Indians in parcels. Indians lose millions of acres of land.

1889: Two million acres of Indian Territory are bought and given to white settlers for the Land Run.

1890: Ghost Dance Movement led by the Paiute prophet Wovoka gains influence among western Indians. At Wounded Knee, US troops massacre 350 Sioux Indians en route to a Ghost Dance celebration.


List 3 strategies or policies the United States used towards Native Americans during the 1800’s. Give examples of each of these policies from the timeline.

















List at least 3 examples of Native American resistance to the United States from the timeline.

















Give 2 examples of treaties between Native American tribes and the United States. Briefly explain the terms of the treaties and how long they lasted.












List and explain 2 specific events/reasons that caused white Americans to ignore Native American treaties or land rights.












List 3 examples from the timeline of non-military causes of the decline in the Native American population.

















Sketch to Stretch
Now, Sketch to Stretch – draw a picture(s) showing the main causes of the decline of Native American tribes throughout the United States during this period that you learned from the Timeline, our Mock Trial, and previous knowledge.


Share with your friends:
1   2   3   4   5




The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2020
send message

    Main page