scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,545
In the nineteenth century the most dominant nation in the western plains was the Sioux Nation This nation was divided into seven tribes Oglalas Brule Minneconjou Hunkpapa No Bow Two Kettle and the Blackfoot Of these tribes they had different band The Hunkpatila was one band of the Oglalas Guttmacher 12 One of the greatest war chiefs of all times came from this band His name was Crazy Horse Crazy Horse was not given this name on his birth date in the fall of 1841 He was born of his father Crazy Horse an Oglala holy man and his mother a sister of a Brule warrior Spotted Tail As the boy grew older his hair was wavy so his people gave him the nickname of Curly Guttmacher 23 He was to go by Curly until the summer of 1858 after a battle with the Arapahos Curlys brave charged against the Arapahos led his father to give Curly the name Crazy Horse This was the name of his father and of many fathers before him Guttmacher 47 In the 1850s the country where the Sioux Nation lived was being invaded by the white settlers This was upsetting for many of the tribes They did not understand the ways of the whites When the whites tore into the land with plows and hunted the sacred buffalo just for the hides this went against the morale and religious beliefs of the Sioux The white government began to build forts In 1851 Fort Laramie was built along the North Platte river in Sioux territory Matthiessen 6 In 1851 the settlers began complaining of the Indians who would not allow them to go where they wanted US Agents drew up a treaty that required the Indians to give safe passage to the white settlers along the Oregon Trail In return the government promised yearly supplies of guns ammunition flour sugar coffee tobacco blankets and bacon These supplies were to be
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA