Wounded Knee Massacre, 1st Edition

  • Martin Gitlin
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  • ISBN-10: 1598844105
  • ISBN-13: 9781598844108
  • DDC: 973.8
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 184 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released April 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Chronicles the events leading up to and including the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890, detailing the role of the Indian Wars in shaping nineteenth-century American history.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Table of Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Chronology of Native American-U.S. Government Relations, 1804–1891.
2: Setting the Stage.
3: Bighorn and Beyond.
4: Beginning of the End.
5: The Ghost Dance.
6: Prelude to a Slaughter.
7: The Massacre and Its Aftermath.
8: Epilogue: The Siege at Wounded Knee, 1973.
9: Biographies of Key Figures.
10: Big Foot (ca. 1820–1890).
11: Crazy Horse (Tashunkewitko) (c. 1845–1877).
12: Crook, George (1828–1890).
13: Gall (1840–1894).
14: Miles, Nelson Appleton (1839–1925).
15: Red Cloud (1819–1909).
16: Sitting Bull (Tatanka Iyotanka) (1831–1890).
17: Primary Documents.
18: 1. Harper's Weekly‘s Account of the 1862 Santee Slaughter.
19: 2. Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868.
20: 3. Red Cloud's 1870 Cooper Institute Speech.
21: 4. New York Times Account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
22: 5. A Newspaper Article About the Death of Sitting Bull.
23: 6. Views of the Indian Wars from L. Frank Baum.
24: 7. Dewey Beard's Memories of Wounded Knee.
25: 8. Wovoka's Message About the Ghost Dance.
26: 9. The Defense of Colonel Forsyth.
27: 10. Nelson Miles, Serving the Republic.
28: 11. S.L.A. Marshall, Crimsoned Prairie.
29: 12. Tim Giago's Account of the Wounded Knee Incident, 1973.
30: 13. A Modern Lakota's Look at the Future.
Glossary.
31: Annotated Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.