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1

Black hills are originally controlled by the

Sioux

2

Gov. Offers 6,000,000 dollars to buy black hills from Sioux. Sioux reject offer and hold a meeting at .....

Little big horn

3

Who comes to confront the Sioux at Little bug horn ?

General Custer

4

On ........... Custer and his men are outnumbered 2 to 1 and slaughtered at Little bug horn.

June 25 1876

5

Three reasons the Native American resistance failed

1) better technology for the whites

2) whites were better armed

3) whites divided and conquered

6

Dawes act of 1887

Ends reservation system, and divides reservations into individual plots to try and force assimilation into white society.

NOT A SUCCESS

7

Schools established for native Americans

Force native children to cut hair etc. speak, dress, act like a white person or be beaten

8

1888 who has a vision that begins the ghost dance movement

Wovoka

9

1890 army comes to arrest sitting bull assuming his involvement in ghost dance movement. Try's to give himself up peacefully and is killed in scuffle

Dec 15

10

Dec 29th 1890

Wounded Knee
Army asks native Americans to hand over weapons, some men begin doing ghost dance, fight breaks out and 250 of the 300 are slaughtered

11

Gold is discovered in the ....... In 1875

Black hills