Wild West Discussion – December 2010

10/1/2010 • Discussions

Historians have called the clash at Wounded Knee on December 29, 1890, the last major battle of the Indian wars and also a massacre. Who is most to blame for the disaster—Ghost-Dancing Indians, trigger-happy soldiers, unskilled and corrupt Indian agents, a lax Congress, racist newspapermen or U.S. Indian policy in general?

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