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Unit 3: Set 3. Armed Conflict - Activity

Introduction | Heart River Battle | Battle of Whitestone Hill | Activity

Comparing Historic Resources
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Which account do you believe? Why?

What are the sound conclusions a historian can make drawing on these varied accounts?

Account

Number of Indian Participants

Number of Women & Children

Location of Battle

What Happened to Gold?

Reason for Battle

Date of Battle

Red Blanket

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kingbury

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horatio Larned

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Heart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Sully

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whistling Bear

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Which account do you believe? Why?

What are the sound conclusions a historian can make drawing on these varied accounts?

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