Essays Tagged: "Black Hills"

United States Policies toward the Sioux Indian Nation.

o then turned around and sold the provisions to the rightful recipients at prices well beyond fair. Black Elk recalls a similar occurrence in Black Elk Speaks, "Hunger was among us often now, for much ... government agreed to abandon the Bozeman Trail and shut it down to white travelers heading west. As Black Elk puts it, "it would be ours [the land] as long as the grass should grow and water flow" (Ne ...

(5 pages) 81 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Indian Chief Sitting Bull.

ing Bull refused to have anything to do with the negotiations. The Fort Laramie treaty promised the Black Hills belong to the Sioux forever.During the 1870's, gold was discovered in many parts of the ... ly dangerous. When the Sioux didn't move out, the government took action by sending the army to the Black Hills. Sitting Bull was aware that more people would be needed to hold off the army, so he for ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Fort Laramie Treaty was just another hoax to the Indians.

he Americans. The backstabbing and lying began again. One example is the gold that was found in the Black Hills region. This land was promised to the Indians in the Fort Laramie Treaty, or it was prom ... olved to take them anyway" (Calloway, 273). Then around 1877, the "Congress passed a law taking the Black Hills and extinguishing all Lakota rights outside the Great Sioux Reservation" (Calloway, 273) ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Sitting Bull and the Paradox of Lakota Nationhood

eir main supplier for resources like food, clothing, and shelter.After the discovery of gold in the Black Hills both Indians and American were killing each other in small battles over the land that wa ... rs. Despite this ban prospectors still rushed to the west. The government efforts in purchasing the Black Hills failed and the commissioner of Indian Affairs later ruled that all Lakota not settled on ...

(11 pages) 151 1 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"Sitting Bull" This is more of a biography of Sitting Bull though the assignment was about how he is a "hero". It would have been an A paper if it was just about his history.

g Bull and the U.S. Army in 1874, when an expedition confirmed that gold had been discovered in the Black Hills of Dakota Territory, an area sacred to many tribes and placed off-limits to white settle ... s to white settlement by the Fort Laramie Treaty. Despite this ban, prospectors began a rush to the Black Hills, aggravating the Lakota to defend their land. When government efforts to purchase the Bl ...

(2 pages) 44 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Impact of the Gold Rush on Native Americans and Mexican Americans (email me for the bibliography!)

the west caused the destruction of the culture and lives of the people native to California and the Black Hills of South Dakota.There were many reasons for the outrageous ways the settlers in the west ... Natives had just been resettled into reserved spaces of land that stretched from the plains to the Black Hills of South Dakota. (Champagne and Trafzer 44) Many of the men traveling west had already d ...

(10 pages) 143 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Suspence Story worth C Grade in GCSE Coursework - 'House Of Spirits'

hun in front of me. Darkness accompanied me all around and I then realized I was in the forest. The Black Hills as they were known as. I can now see why but how have I ended up here? I made myself get ... ch seemed to force on me. I was dressed in Goth as that drunken Halloween night had ended and I was black as a phantoms cape. I began to weep because of the isolation and confusion and knelt on the gr ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

U.S. Policies

Native Americans received their supplies they were often poor quality and insufficient quantity.The Black Hills began flooding with settlers in search for gold. In 1874 George Armstrong Custer a civil ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


Dam? 6. Did he see Paris from the top of the Eiffel tower? 7. Val drove through the black hills in South Dakota.8. We canoed down the Missouri river near Sioux City.9. ... e lava gas can mask jazz band lack cash a small flask.Ms.Hamm can call a cab, and Max flags a small black van.Ms.Hamm can call a cab, and Max flags a small black van.She quit just that just that play ...

(4 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Tashunkewitko Tashunkewitko, better known as Crazy horse, was truly one

les of the Sioux and Cheyenne. The cause of the battle is the intrusions on the sacred lands of the black hills by white settlers. The battle occurred along the river of Little Big horn in 1876. Crazy ...

(1 pages) 850 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


nies of infantry headed out on July, 1874, there mission was to explore theuncharted terrain of the Black Hills. Even though Custer and his men, claimed to be in searchof military routes, through the ... .aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=3583976&site=eds-live"& HPatrick, W.C. (2003). Custer's Black Hills Expedition. (cover Story).American History, 38(2), 34. Retrieved from:http://search.ebsc ...

(11 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing