Big foot's group was caught during their journey by Major Samuel M. Whitside and the Seventh Calvary. They were forced to withdraw back to the bank of Wounded Knee Creek. At Wounded Knee, as the Indians were helpless, the whites started taking all of their weapons. massacre break out by one of Indian open fired, they believed that it was an accident shot done by a deaf man, Black Coyote, when the soldier was trying to take the gun away from him. Within minutes, gunfire from the military unleashed upon the unarm Indians, they were outnumbered by 500 U.S Soldiers.
The Indians ended up killing innocents out of anger and revenge. The Cheyennes had raided a Hungate Ranch 25 miles east of Denver, killing the rancher, his wife, and two daughters who were six and three; their mutilated bodies were publicly displayed in a Denver store (Millard, 1964, p. 75). This added more fire to the fuel. Two Indians also caused the demise of a Cheyenne village just because they wanted to smoke. They had tried to stop a mail wagon to ask if the driver could give them some tobacco, but the driver ended up firing his six-shooter due to rumors of Indian trouble.
5). Also, if someone surrendered to the Mongols, they were still killed without any remorse. While battling, Mongols often surrounded their opponents before slaughtering all of them, not giving them any chance to escape (Doc. 3). In the military, if one member of a group fails or does not follow the Mongols rules for their soldiers, the whole group is executed (Doc.
On December 21, 1866 The Fetterman massacre occurred. During this massacre the Indians killed eighty-one of the soldiers through lots of skillful traps. Like what the soldiers did to the Indians bodies during the Sand Creek Massacre the Indians brutally hacked the bodies of the soldiers. This massacre was a big success for Indians, because the government finally started to take the Indians seriously. Red Cloud refused to meet with the government to form a peace treaty
The BIA sent the tribal police to arrest Sitting Bull and to make them stop the dance. In this attempt Sitting Bull was killed along with policemen. After this incident the U.S. sent the 7th Calvary to disarm the Lakota. In the events that happened after, the U.S. soldiers opened fire on the Sioux killing about 200. This was known as the Wounded Knee Massacre.
This event occurred on December 29, 1890.The U.S Cavalry had gathered local Native Americans, shot and killed innocent Native American men, women, and children. The shots were fired because of misunderstanding of culture and ignorance. Another fact that stood out was the truth about Christopher Columbus. The Columbus that was introduced to us in grade school, is so different than the one he really was. Mr. Columbus killed and raped Native Americans because in his eye they were less than humans.
The Chinese district of Cholon suffered with hundreds of civilians killed in the American counter attacks.” (First Battle) “On March 16, 1968, U.S. Army forces conducted a mass murder of hundreds of unarmed citizens in South Vietnam. Lieutenant William Calley Jr., a platoon leader in Charlie Company of Task Force Barker, was sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering 22 villagers. His company herded hundreds of unarmed villagers into a ditch and shot them to death.” (Miller 65) When the My Lai Massacre became public knowledge, it reduced U.S. support at home for the Vietnam War and created an anti-war movement. The anti-war movement became
“Who’s going to join my tribe?” Once Jack gets his own tribe, he wants to get rid of Ralph and so he sends his tribe to kill him. “Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood!” Jack acts like a savage and a tyrant and is determined to become the hunter that he was meant to be. This makes Jack and his tribe to start their own ritual dances.
About 200 Piegans, most of them either elderly or women and children, were killed by the harsh Army's Springfield rifles. The .50-70 shells, half an inch thick, terrified victims while killing children under the arms of their mothers and grandmothers. Some whom ran and tried to escape froze to death trying to walk to Fort Benton, ninety miles away because of the lack of food supplies and clothing (Gibson NP). The cavalry also burned all personal items and supplies they found in their way.
How did William the Conqueror control England? Introduction William became king of England by making the other opponents for king surrender or killed them. This is how he controlled England: Attack William sent his soldiers to kill anyone who had rebelled against him or done something they shouldn’t have. As punishment he destroyed villages and farms everywhere so everybody would starve to death. If anyone was to attempt to stand up to him he would kill them or torture them.