Nowhere to Run

Time runs out for the Native Americans

From the Trail of Tears in the late 1830s to the closing of the frontier west in 1890, the fate of the Native American tribes grew progressively dim. Some tribes cooperated with the U.S. government but many chose to fight, living up the Native American tradition of bravery and courage. This only darkened the days.

For the terms below, define the event, then present the effect the term had on U.S./Native American relations.

WB00684_.gif (1100 bytes) Black Hawk War WB00684_.gif (1100 bytes) Fort Laramie Treaty WB00684_.gif (1100 bytes) Santa Fe/Oregon Trails WB00684_.gif (1100 bytes) Homestead Act WB00684_.gif (1100 bytes) Sand Creek Massacre
WB00684_.gif (1100 bytes) Little Big Horn WB00684_.gif (1100 bytes) Dawes Act WB00684_.gif (1100 bytes) Red River War WB00684_.gif (1100 bytes) Ghost Dance WB00684_.gif (1100 bytes) Wounded Knee