18 2 wars for the west

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18 2 wars for the west

  1. 1. CHAPTER 18:Americans Move West Section 2: Wars for the West
  2. 2. VOCABULARY Reservation: Area of land set aside for NativeAmericans
  3. 3. SETTLERS AND INDIANS Settlers moved to Great Plains – encounteredPlains Indians • Cheyenne, Sioux, Pawnee, Comanche
  4. 4. The Plains Indians
  5. 5. SETTLERS AND INDIANS Settlers wanted Indian lands
  6. 6. SETTLERS AND INDIANS Settlers killed off the buffalo
  7. 7. Slaughter of the Buffalo
  8. 8. SETTLERS AND INDIANS Conflict was inevitable
  9. 9. U.S. GOVERNMENT TRIES TO KEEP PEACE Treaties were signed
  10. 10. U.S. GOVERNMENT TRIES TO KEEP PEACE And then broken
  11. 11. U.S. GOVERNMENT TRIES TO KEEP PEACE Indians were placed on reservations
  12. 12. U.S. GOVERNMENT TRIES TO KEEP PEACE Some decided to fight back
  13. 13. THE STORY OF THE SIOUX BozemanTrail builtthroughSioux lands
  14. 14. Chief Red Cloud
  15. 15. THE STORY OF THE SIOUX ChiefCrazy Horseattacks settlers
  16. 16. THE STORY OF THE SIOUX Golddiscovered inthe Black Hills
  17. 17. The Black Hills
  18. 18. THE STORY OF THE SIOUXChiefSitting Bullattacks miners
  19. 19. THE STORY OF THE SIOUX GeneralGeorgeArmstrongCuster sent toput down Sioux
  20. 20. The Battle of Little Big Horn
  21. 21. Custer’s Last Stand
  22. 22. THE STORY OF THE SIOUX Battle of Little Big Horn was Sioux’s greatestvictory – Custer killed & his cavalry annihilated
  23. 23. THE STORY OF THE SIOUX • Last victory for the Sioux Forced onto reservations – Sitting Bull killed 1890 – Massacre at Wounded Knee
  24. 24. THE STORY OF THE SIOUX• Women and children slaughtered• Last major Indian “battle” of the West
  25. 25. Indian Reservations in the US Today

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