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WEST AS A LAND OF CONQUEST Citing the Sioux as the example explain the conquest of the Natives When did the conflicts occur and where did they occur What were the Anglo American objectives and what were the Means What was the outcome As you stated that most all of the Plains Indians were toughs fighters but the tribes that became the most powerful were the Comanches in the South the Sioux in the North 1860 Indian sovereignty had been responsible for the governments efforts to erect t permanent barrier or buffers between the tribes and the Anglo culture West of the bend of the northern bend Missouri River would constitute a permanent Indian country Treaties never withstood other pressure of white interest in the lands occupied by the Indians and that pattern was true in this case as well 1850 each tribe was granted a large area of land under a policy called concentration 1851 each tribe revived its own defined reservation confirmed by separate treaties duly ratified by US Senate Which did not survive for very long because it favored whites who wanted access to land and it divided the Indians and kept them for negotiation in their common interest New policy Recommended two large reservations would be established South Indian Territory Oklahoma was established and in the north the Dakotas all the way to the Powder River in Montana was established which failed Corruption and incompetence in the Bureau of Indian Affairs was a major problem 1850s until the late 1890 there was nearly incessant warfare on the plains A small band of Indians would attack whites that had encroached into Indian Territory Little Crow the Santee killed more than 700 white before they were subdue by the Army in retaliation after the US Army encroachment by the whites in 1860 1864 fighting between whites and Indians broke out in eastern Colorado and led to
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