Native American Wars Assignment

ASSIGNMENT: Your group will use the resources listed for your topic (and any other reputable sources you find) to find the answers the questions. Organize your information into a 3-5 minute powerpoint presentation that your group will present to the class.

4th Period: Meet again in lab on Wednesday, Presentations on Friday

8th Period: Meet again in lab 127 on Friday, Presentations on Monday

MAKE SURE YOU SAVE TO YOUR H DRIVE!!!

Questions:

1. What groups were involved in the conflict?

2. Summarize the events of the conflict.

3. Did the US use any deception against the Native Americans? Did the Native Americans use any deception against the US?

4. What were the results of the conflict?

5. Any other interesting points?

Resources by Topic:

Sand Creek:

http://www.colorado.edu/csilw/sandcreek.htm

http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/four/sandcrk.htm

Wounded Knee:

http://www.ushistory.org/us/40e.asp

http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/eight/wklakota.htm

http://www.nrcprograms.org/site/PageServer?pagename=airc_hist_woundedknee

Fetterman’s Fight (aka Fetterman’s Massacre):

http://www.historynet.com/the-fatal-fetterman-fight.htm

http://www.philkearny.vcn.com/fpk-tallbull.htm

http://www.philkearny.vcn.com/fettermanfight.htm

Battle of Little Bighorn:

http://www.legendsofamerica.com/sd-blackhills.html

http://www.nps.gov/libi/historyculture/index.htm

http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/six/bighorn.htm

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