Fetterman Massacre & Treaty of Fort Laramie - PowerPoint & Graphic Organizer

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Fetterman Massacre. Treaty of Fort Laramie. Crazy Horse. American Bison.

Lesson 3 of The American West Unit: **CAN BE ALTERED!** Fetterman Massacre & Treaty of Fort Laramie

This engaging and visually appealing 30-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.

PLEASE NOTE: This lesson is a PowerPoint document. The TEXT in this PowerPoint document can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT able to be altered. This protects against copyright violation. Please understand what you are buying and my Terms of Use before purchasing this lesson. Thank you!

Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
- How did the near extinction of the buffalo affect Native American culture?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Native American tribes living in the Great Plains during the 1800s
- Understanding the nomadic way of life for many Native American tribes
- How the creation of the railroad across the west changed the migration of the bison
- Reasons why the American Bison almost became extinct
- Native American’s loss of food source, freedom and spirituality with the near extinction of the bison
- Creation of the Indian Peace Commission & Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs and how it affected Native American tribes
- The creation of reservations and how this impacted Native American culture and way of life
- The events and causes surrounding the Dakota War of 1862 and the Fetterman Massacre
- The significance of the signing of the Treaty of Fort Laramie

Key words include:
Crazy Horse
Treaty of Fort Laramie
Bozeman Trail

This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: The American West. This unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately. Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation (and pdf version) and three graphic organizer notebook pages – separate answer key included!

Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:

Lesson 1: Mining Boom & Transcontinental RR
Lesson 2: Great Plains & Homestead Act
Lesson 3: Fetterman Massacre Treaty of Fort Laramie
Lesson 4: Little Bighorn Dawes Act Wounded Knee
Lesson 5: National Grange Populist Party
UNIT: The American West 1858-1896

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Total Pages
30-slide PowerPoint & 3-page graphic organizer
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
55 Minutes

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