This information-based PowerPoint summarizes the conquest of the lower 48 states of the U.S. from Pontiac's War (1763) through the early 20th century, from both the perspective of Native American tribes and the explorers and settlers. Topics covered include:
Pontiac's War, Daniel Boone and the Cumberland Gap, Louisiana Purchase, Trail of Tears, Jim Bridger, culture of the plains states native tribes and the role of the bison, Dakota War (1862), Sioux wars and Wounded Knee Massacre, Chief Joseph and Nez Perce war, Standing Bear case, Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock, Homestead Act, Jesse James, Butch Cassidy, Buffalo Bill Cody, Colfax County War, Populism, Chisholm Trail, Apache Wars, U.S. Generals Sherman, Sheridan, Crook and Miles.
Most slides have photos or maps.