Part Three, ” Transitions, ”& Chapter 9, “the End of the Frontier” (& Ch. 14 Pages)

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Part Three,” Transitions,”& Chapter 9, “The End of the Frontier” (& ch. 14 pages) I. “The End of the Frontier: The Emergence of an American Empire” (209-213) By 1891, all the US land was settled by Americans. The American economy was moving from farming to manufacturing. America was out manufacturing Europe. Americans were pushing for better treatment at work. Mahan had published the book The Influence of Sea Power upon History, that called for Americans to build a better Navy and colonize other parts of the work like they had done to America. He purposed that land is for all that used it and that it was the fault of the Native American Indian that they lost their land because they were not using it for good purposes. His book influenced Roosevelt and America to declare war on Spain and eventually to build the Panama Canal. II. “The Massacre at Wounded Knee”(214-216) Wovoka, believed himself to be a messiah. He influenced the Native Americans by dance called the Ghost dance. He believe that world eventually have a great flood, which would kill out the white man and leave only Native Americans, animals, and those that had past away back on earth. He also believe that special marked clothing would protect Native Americans from bullets and gave them to the Sioux. The Ghost dance and Wovoka brought the attention of the Indian Bureau of Washington. The Indian Bureau order the arrest of the Wovoka, Ghost Dancers, Chiefs Sitting Bull and Big Foot. When they came for Chief Sitting Bull, he was murder by gunshot. Chief Big Foot and his tribe tried to escape, but surround by the Army. During the night the Army billed up the attack positions. They demand the weapons of the tribe, which left the tribe defenseless. During the round up, a shot was fired and the Army senselessly shot at the tribe until almost all were massacred. Many who were women and children

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