American West - Red Cloud's War (LJJ)

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When was Red Cloud's War?
1865-68
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When was gold discovered in the Rocky Mountains?
1862
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What didn't the Sioux Indians not like about the Bozeman Trail?
Passed through lands that belonged to them in order to get to the Rocky Mountains
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What did the gov. fail to do?
Stop miners from breaking the peace treaty and so they crossed Sioux lands
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What did the Sioux Indians do to the travellers on the Bozeman Trail?
Attacked them
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What did the gov. do to try to resolve the issue or travellers on the Bozeman Trail?
Opened peace talks with Red Cloud
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What did the gov. do to protect travellers along the Bozeman Trail and when?
Ordered army to build forts alonf the trail, whilst peace talks were happening
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What did Red CLoud do when he found out what the gov. were doing for the travellers?
Broke off peace talks and attacked the army and forts
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What did the Sioux manage to do by attacking the army and forts?
Prevented free movement of US army, lack of access to Bozeman Trail
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What were the consequences of Red Cloud's War?
Gov. realised Sioux Indians were undefeatable so: created an alternative route to gold-mining areas, gov. agreed to withdraw from the forts, Fort Laramie Treaty was created - ceated Great Sioux Reservation
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Why did Red Cloud agree to the Fort Laramie Treaty?
No non-Sioux Indians were allowed to enter this land
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When was gold discovered in the Rocky Mountains?

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