Essays Tagged: "cheyenne indians"

The Battle of Little Big Horn

Battle of the Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876, in the Montana Territory. In this battle, Sioux and Cheyenne Indians killed Custer and all of the men under his direct command. The Battle of the Little ... 50 soldiers could easily capture the village. However, the camp really had at least 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. This group, whose leaders included Crazy Horse, Gall, and Sitting Bull, was proba ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Cheyenne Indians

Cheyenne Indians, an important Plains tribe, speaking a language belonging to the Algonkian family. ... Sioux Indian word that means "people of alien speech."In 1804 the explorers Lewis and Clark met the Cheyenne tribe near the Black Hills of South Dakota, but there is evidence that before 1700 the Chey ... hat before 1700 the Cheyenne had lived a more settled existence in Minnesota. By the mid-1800's the Cheyenne had become fully adapted to a nomadic way of life based on the hunting of big game, primari ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Battle of Sand Creek

On November 29, 1864, a cavalry brutally attacked a camp of Indians. These Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians were nearly harmless considering most of the people killed were women and children. ... roblems with them. They just wanted to be left alone.WORKS CITED:Bent, George. Forty Years with the Cheyennes. 1905.Perrigo, Lynn I. E. Major Hal Sayr's Diary of the Sand Creek Campaign. 1938.Powell, ...

(2 pages) 386 0 2.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars