Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Sitting Bull (1831 - 1890) Was Killed by US Troops

Sitting Bull was A Dakota Sioux Indian chief. Best Known for the Battle of the Little Bighorn victory, where US general George Armstrong Custer was defeated and killed on June 25, 1876.

- Wikipedia

Lesson Plan Information
Title: The Battle of Little Bighorn: An Interpretation of an Historical Event
Understand the causes of the Battle of the Little Bighorn; and
suggest how to commemorate the events of June 25, 1876.
Grade Level: High School
Subject: American / Native American History
Handouts: Resource sheets, Native American perspective images
Time Needed: Two 50-minute class periods
Provided by: The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (Author: Bruce Lesh)
Link: http://www.historynow.org/09_2006/lp2.html

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