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Battle of Little Bighorn by Austin Redd

Battle of Little Bighorn by Austin Redd

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  • 1. Battle of Little Bighorn By Austin Redd
  • 2. The Battle of Little Bighorn June 25, 1876
  • 3. The Battle Sitting Bull Leading the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians Lieutenant Colonel George Custer Leading the Seventh Calvary V.S.
  • 4. Laramie Treaty The U.S. Government had promised the Indians that settlers would not enter their sacred land in the Black Hills of Montana, this was the Laramie Treaty.
  • 5. Broken Promise • The Laramie Treaty was broken because of the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush. • Gold miners flooded the Indian’s land searching for gold.
  • 6. Conflict Began •The Sioux and Cheyenne Indians left the Reservation because they were angry about white settlers entering their sacred Black Hills in Little Bighorn Montana.
  • 7. The Battle Began • The U.S. Army sent the Calvary to force the Indians back to the Reservation, one group led by Lt. General George Custer. • Custer took his 700 men and attacked before the other groups could join in the battle.
  • 8. Custer’s Surprise !! 2,000 Indian Warriors were Expecting Him!!
  • 9. Disaster for the Calvary!!  Custer split his troops into 3 groups and the Indians surrounded Custer and his group. The two other groups escaped.  As the Indians closed in, Custer ordered his men to shoot their horses and stack the bodies to form a wall, but this provided little protection against bullets.  In less than an hour, Custer and his men were killed in the worst American military disaster ever.
  • 10. The Results INDIANS U.S. CALVARY V.S. • 2,000 Indians • 700 Soldiers • 36 Killed • 268 Killed • 168 Wounded • 55 Wounded
  • 11. THE END