Watch the video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTCEQrO1t7M&feature=emb_logo
consider how the information in the video might help you to begin addressing the Essential Question you
have chosen to answer.
choose and answer one of the two Essential Questions below:
“Kill every buffalo you can,” advised one American army officer. “Every buffalo dead is an Indian gone.”
What did he mean? Why would he say such a thing?
“It is a myth to claim that whites ‘stole’ land from the Indians. The Indians sold or traded their land to the
United States, legally and without coercion. Nobody forced them to give up their land by signing treaties
with the American government!” Is this statement historically accurate for the indigenous Plains Peoples in
the 19th century? Why or why not?