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Begun as colonial muscling for control of the Ohio River valley, the French and Indian War (1754-1760) ignited the worldwide conflict between the British and French known as the Seven Years’ War (1756-1763) and ended France’s North American empire.
From The Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia Series of conflicts between the Plains Indians and the US Army 1850-90, during the era of US westward expansion. The Great Plains had been promised to the American Indians forever under the Permanent Indian Frontier policy of 1830, but had been increasingly invaded from the 1840s and the Indians forced onto Indian reservations.
The Battle of the Little Bighorn took place on June 25, 1876. It resulted in the death of about 265 officers and troops of the 7th Cavalry under the command of General George Armstrong Custer. The battle was the most serious defeat of the US army during the war for the Great Plains.
Nineteen essays explore how Native American history is interwoven into United States history, with themes including settlement and colonization, economic and political power, citizenship and movements for equality, and the fundamental question of what it means to be an American.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes by Sharon Malinowski (Editor)
Publication Date: 1998-03-05
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Alexander Brown
Publication Date: 1971-01-01
Traces the white man's conquest of the Indians of the American West, emphasizing major Indian Wars.
Competing Voices from Native America by Joy Porter (Editor); Dewi Ioan Ball (Editor)
A discussion on Native American history and culture that offers varying perspectives on conflicts and controversies from "discovery" through the development of casinos and gaming in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and examines spirituality and human relationships with nature and land.
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