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Kieft's War — New Netherland. Peach Tree War Susquehannock allied tribes. Esopus Wars — Dutch settlers Iroquois Confederacy. Esopus tribe of Lenape Indians. King Philip's War — New England Confederation Mohegan Pequot. Wampanoag Nipmuck Podunk Narragansett Nashaway.

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Colonial victory in southern theatre Native victory in northern theatre. King William's War — Queen Anne's War — Tuscarora War — Fox Wars — Yamasee War — Power of the Yamasee was broken South Carolina colonists establish uncontested control of the coast The Catawba become the dominant tribe in the interior. Chickasaw Wars — Great Britain Chickasaw. France Choctaw Illini. Dummer's War — New England Colonies Mohawk. Dummer's Treaty. King George's War — Seven Years' War — Great Britain. Pontiac's War — Lord Dunmore's War Colony of Virginia.

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Shawnee Mingo. American Revolutionary War — United States. Northwest Indian War — Oconee War —. Tecumseh's War —13 Part of the War of Tecumseh's Confederacy. War of — Peoria War Part of the War of Creek War —14 Part of the War of Treaty of Fort Jackson. First Seminole War — Seminole Spanish Florida.

Texas—Indian wars —75 Part of the Apache Wars. Arikara War Winnebago War Prairie La Crosse Ho-Chunks with a few allies. Ho-Chunks cede lead mining region to the United States. Black Hawk War Second Seminole War — Second Creek War The Indians fought back, killing all of the soldiers.

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For the immigrants, the threat they felt from Native Americans was probably greater than the actual history. There was conflict — theft, fights and murder on both sides. But there were also hundreds of treaty negotiations across the continent. These treaties lessened the conflict and, more importantly, transferred legal title for land that native tribal people had lived and hunted on for centuries to the U.

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Who was Daniel Freeman? Sterling Morton: Founder of Arbor Day. This group of tribes lived in the Plains for only a part of their known history. The Lakotas originally lived in the northern woodlands. They struggled with the Anishnabe who were called Chippewa by the Lakota. The Anishnabe were armed with guns they had from trading with trappers. The Lakota slowly migrated south and westward and pushed aside the Omaha tribe in this early migration.

By the Tetons had gotten horses and they became more and more like horse-riding nomads. In the Central Plains the Lakota came into conflict with the Pawnee, a village tribe that held the rich hunting lands of the Republican River Valley until the Lakota entered the region. The Pawnee war parties usually made their trips on foot, unlike other tribes. Because the Lakota were mounted on horses, they had an advantage.

The Omaha war parties varied from eight to a hundred warriors. All members of the party were volunteers.

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The leader was usually a well-known warrior who had demonstrated his skill in battle. The warriors are said to have worn a white covering of soft, dressed skin for their heads. No shirt was worn, but a robe was belted around the waist and tied over the breast. The only event of consequence came in mid-April when the general's army torched an abandoned Indian village near Fort Larned. Rather than bring peace to the Plains with a show of force as he had hoped, most authorities agree that Hancock managed to provoke a full scale war.

After a long spring and summer of warfare throughout the West, the U.

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Congress created a peace commission which was to negotiate settlements with the northern and southern Plains tribes. The commission consisted of seven members --Nathaniel G. Taylor, John B. Henderson, Samuel F.

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Tappan, John B. Sanborn, and Generals William T. Sherman, William S. Harney, and Alfred H. The commissioners traveled to Wyoming in August to meet with the powerful Sioux and other northern tribes. Unable to gather the most prominent Indian leaders at Fort Laramie, the conference was postponed. The commission moved south to keep its appointment on Medicine Lodge Creek.


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Both feared and respected by most of his adversaries, Satanta was known to many as the "orator of the Plains. Chiefs representing five tribes ultimately signed the Medicine Lodge Treaty.

Like so many of these efforts to end the white-Indian conflict, however, "peace" brought only a momentary lull in Plains warfare. General Phil Sheridan was commander of the Department of the Missouri from to He conceived a plan for a winter offensive against the Plains tribes that was initiated in November According to the New York Times , November 24, "the 'objective,' so to speak, of the campaign is their Winter quarters. It is a new experiment, often urged, but never yet fairly tried.