The Ghost Dance: The Indian Removal After the Civil War ::::NH126Ebook version also available for immediate download
Students read accounts by U.S. government agents and by Indians describing conditions in the West after the Civil War. The documents set the stage for understanding the religious revitalization movement (Ghost Dance) of the 1870s, its suppression by the U.S. government, and the tragic massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890.
Lesson One: United States Indian Policy in the Nineteenth Century
Lesson Two: The Senate Debate
Lesson Three: The Ghost Dance