JU Gimnazija“ RizahOdžečkić” Školskagodina
Zavidovići 2010 / 2011.
MATURSKI RAD IZ ENGLESKOG JEZIKA
How the West was won
Učenik : Mentor :
Asmir Pekmić, IV4 Gojković Azra, prof.
Table of Contents
Arrival of Native Americans 4
Tradition and Culture 7
Horse Riding Culture 9
Settlement in the West 10
Most important Indian Wars and conflicts 11
American Revolutionary War 11
Chickamagua Wars 11
Northwest Indian War 12
Dakota War 12
The Sand Creek Massacre 13
Killing buffalo herds 13
The Battle of the Little Bighorn 14
Wounded Knee Massacre 14
American Old West (also known as Far West, Old West or Wild West) is a term which relates to the history, geography, people and culture of life in the Western United States.It usually refers to the period of the later half of the 19th century, between the American Civil War and the end of the century. Territorially,American West is described as the area west of the Mississippi River (picture 1).First people who inhabited American West were, so called Indians.
Picture 1 – Map of American Old West from 1868
Indianswere grouped in Tribes. Almost all tribes spoke different languages and there were more than 30 different language families. One of the
most famous is the Athapascan language family, which was spoken by the Navajo and Apache tribes. Communication between these tribes was not easy. Some tribes developed a hand sign language. It was specific for Indians of the Great Plains. Each tribe had its own sign to identify the members.Alliances between tribes were rare,but trading...