HOW DID WESTWARD EXPANSION
IMPACT NATIVE AMERICANS
VOCABULARY
 Treaties
 Sitting Bull
 Ghost Dance
 Dawes Act
Wounded Knee
 Natural Resources
 Relocation
 As...
ONLINE RESOURCES
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/program/episodes/six/
OPPOSITION TO WESTWARD EXPANSION BY
NATIVE AMERICANS
 Battle of Little Bighorn
 P. 545-546 textbook
 In 1868, Ameri...
BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN…CONT.
 The Sioux refused to give up their lands and
joined forces with the Cheyenne Native
Am...
OPPOSITION TO WESTWARD EXPANSION
BY NATIVE AMERICANS
 Sitting Bull, Lakota Sioux Chief
 “I do not want to sell any la...
OPPOSITION TO WESTWARD EXPANSION BY
NATIVE AMERICANS
 Geronimo, Apache Leader
 P. 546 in textbook
 Southwest Region...
FORCED RELOCATION FROM TRADITIONAL
LANDS TO RESERVATIONS
 Chief Joseph, of the Nez Perce
 P. 546 textbook
 1877
 ...
OVERVIEW: IMPACT OF WESTWARD
EXPANSION ON THE NATIVE AMERICANS
 Reduced population
through warfare and
disease
Batt...
OVERVIEW: IMPACT OF WESTWARD
EXPANSION ON THE NATIVE AMERICANS
 Assimilation Attempts
 How did they try to make Nativ...
OVERVIEW: IMPACT OF WESTWARD
EXPANSION ON THE NATIVE AMERICANS
 Reduced their homelands
through treaties that were
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Native americans presentation for notes page k

Standards of Learning, VA Dept. of Education
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. HOW DID WESTWARD EXPANSION IMPACT NATIVE AMERICANS
  • 2. VOCABULARY  Treaties  Sitting Bull  Ghost Dance  Dawes Act Wounded Knee  Natural Resources  Relocation  Assimilation  Reservations  Little Bighorn  Chief Joseph  Impact
  • 3. ONLINE RESOURCES http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/program/episodes/six/
  • 4. OPPOSITION TO WESTWARD EXPANSION BY NATIVE AMERICANS  Battle of Little Bighorn  P. 545-546 textbook  In 1868, Americans broke a treaty with the Sioux Native Americans over the rumor that their lands in the Black Hills of the Dakotas contained gold. 1 Click on image for reading/video on Crazy Horse
  • 5. BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN…CONT.  The Sioux refused to give up their lands and joined forces with the Cheyenne Native Americans to stand up to the United States. 1  The United States send Colonel George Custer and his army to round up the Sioux and relocate them onto a reservation  A battle took place on June 25, 1876, Custer and all his men were killed.  This was the one major Native American victory over the United States
  • 6. OPPOSITION TO WESTWARD EXPANSION BY NATIVE AMERICANS  Sitting Bull, Lakota Sioux Chief  “I do not want to sell any land. Not even this much.” he said holding a pinch of dust.  “If we must die, we die defending our rights.” 2 Click on CD image for Sitting Bull song…
  • 7. OPPOSITION TO WESTWARD EXPANSION BY NATIVE AMERICANS  Geronimo, Apache Leader  P. 546 in textbook  Southwest Region  1880’s  Geronimo escaped the reservation and fled to Mexico  He returned with a band of followers and led a series of attacks against settlers in Arizona 3 Read the New York Times obituary for Geronimo on February 18,1909 Click on book to research Geronimo’s life
  • 8. FORCED RELOCATION FROM TRADITIONAL LANDS TO RESERVATIONS  Chief Joseph, of the Nez Perce  P. 546 textbook  1877  Nez Perce, Tribe of Native Americans  Refusing to relocate to a reservation in Idaho, he traveled with his people for three months in an attempt to escape to Canada  He was forced to surrender just 40 miles from the Canadian border  Along the way, he earned the respect from many white settlers for his humane treatment of others 4 Click here to learn about Chief Joseph…
  • 9. OVERVIEW: IMPACT OF WESTWARD EXPANSION ON THE NATIVE AMERICANS  Reduced population through warfare and disease Battle of Wounded Knee  Video – America: the Story of Us; History Channel; “The Last of the Sioux”  Note: any graphic images are recreations of the events made for educational purposes. 5
  • 10. OVERVIEW: IMPACT OF WESTWARD EXPANSION ON THE NATIVE AMERICANS  Assimilation Attempts  How did they try to make Native Americans change so that they would be more like the “white man?”  The Dawes Act  Lifestyle Changes  Reduction of the Buffalo Population 6 7
  • 11. OVERVIEW: IMPACT OF WESTWARD EXPANSION ON THE NATIVE AMERICANS  Reduced their homelands through treaties that were broken  As soon as a valuable natural resource was discovered in Indian territory, the US would break the treaties they signed with the Native Americans and force them to relocate…again. 8