Lesson Plans
American History 9 3rd Q 08.09 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/09/2009 Instructor: Lynn Arndt Academics
Finish video "Open Range"

Discuss the end of the "Long Drives" and the loss of "Open Range" What did this do to the cattle industry and ranches?

"Greedy Cattle Barrons". Were they all like this
Finish the discussion of the changes to the west.'

What caused these changes? Settlers, immigrants, railroads, etc.
The Native Americans--Had once roamed freely. What made our government believe they had the power to dislocate this people? Was it okay to do this?
How were the Native Americans treated?

Major battles with Native Americans--Sand Creek Massacre, Fetterman's massacre, Custer's Last Stand (Little Big Horn), Wounded Knee. Who were some of the important Chiefs and tribes. Why were Native Americans displaced?
Show video "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee"
Continue Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee