American Indian Removal and the Trail to Wounded Knee

American Indian Removal and the Trail to Wounded Knee

by Laurie Collier Hillstrom
     
 

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Providing a detailed overview of the 1890 massacre of more than 250 Native American men, women, and children by the United States Cavalry at Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota, this account analyzes the conditions that led to this horrific event and its effect on the country’s political, cultural, and social landscape—then and now. The

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Providing a detailed overview of the 1890 massacre of more than 250 Native American men, women, and children by the United States Cavalry at Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota, this account analyzes the conditions that led to this horrific event and its effect on the country’s political, cultural, and social landscape—then and now. The research presented here is arranged in three distinct sections: narrative overview; biographies, which includes background information on principal figures involved in the massacre; and primary sources. This unique and comprehensive volume also includes a glossary of important people, places, and terms, as well as a chronology of events, a subject index, and an annotated list of sources for further study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780780812314
Publisher:
KWS Publishers
Publication date:
05/15/2011
Series:
Defining Moments in History Series
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Meet the Author


Laurie Collier Hillstrom is a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of more than 20 books in the fields of history and biography, including People in the News: Al Gore and Television in American Society.

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