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Causes of the battle of little big horn

Discovery of gold in the black heels in 1974 founded by General Custer paragraph

This led tomore white settlers crossing Indian land

This is all due to the 1848 California goldrush the gold was in reservation and so by the government bringing my minors it broke the treaty causing conflict

Broken fort Laramie treaty

Indians offered $6 million for Blackhills but they rejected which caused conflict

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Events of the battle of little big horn

US Army planned an attack on the suit to force them back to their reservations

Turning point in history of the American west

Sitting Bull got the children and women to safety were crazy horse leading attack


Custer 200 of his men into little become Valley they were all killed

3

Impacts of the battle of little big horn

Plains Indians must be kept on the reservations

By the end of 1876 most Sioux and Cheyenne had drifted to their reservations due to lack of food

Within five years they were completely independent of government handouts

4

Impacts of battle of little big horn

Previous treaties could be ignored

Government decided Plains Indians had forfeited the rights of the treaty deals

Some Plains Indians move to smaller reservations and worse conditions

US government would stop sending food if they didn't give up the black heels

Starvation meant that they gave up the black hills

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Impacts of the battle of little big horn

Military control of Plains Indians must be maintained

Sue weapons and horses were taking this meant that they had to live under military rule

Number of soldiers and thoughts were increased