American Indian
Circle the Wagons!

Circle the Wagons!

Emanuel Leutze’s 1863 oil Indians Attacking a Wagon Train vividly captured and perpetuated the fears of Americans migrating West on the Overland...

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The Indian Civil War

The Indian Civil War

For the Cherokee, the conflict pitted brother against brother. The Civil War not only split the United States, but it also tore apart various Indian...

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Taking a Stand

Taking a Stand

Cherokee leader Watie signed an unpopular treaty. Stand Watie was a controversial Cherokee leader. He and several members of his family signed a...

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A Ghostly Battle

A Ghostly Battle

An Apache shaman caused a major battle in Arizona. It was a shaman, leading the Ghost Dance, that led to the Battle of Cibecue Creek in Arizona....

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