Apache Wars

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  • The Apache : The Most Feared Native American Nations

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    The Apache were one of the most feared Native American nations in the American Southwest, and even today they are one of the most well-known and publicized tribes. In 1871, legal documentation submitted from the Territory of Arizona alone recorded 25 pages of sworn affidavits attesting to the Apache outrages from 1869 to 1870 alone. The Apache reputation as fierce warriors, capable of extreme acts of violence and torture, was known across the nation and internationally. Close to home, the Apache

  • Geronimo Essay

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    incident marked a turning point in his life-Geronimo learned to hate that day and vowed to fight to the death for his land and people. To the Apaches, Geronimo embodied the very essence of the Apache values; aggressiveness and courage in the face of difficulty. These qualities brought fear to the settlers of Arizona and New Mexico. The apaches were mostly migratory following the seasons, hunting and farming. When food was scarce, it was the custom to raid

  • Essay on The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe

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    It were these mythical characters that provided the basis for basic understandings of nature as well as the beings who were venerated in various ceremonies among the Apaches. It is important to understand the importance of the aforementioned "Power" and its idea that nothing could be accomplished without it. Raiding and war were common aspects of Chiricahua behavior. Far more productive than agriculture was the practice of raiding (Cole 48). Usually raiding communities of Northern Mexico

  • Apache Culture : Apache Tribe

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    English III 14 November 2014 Apache Culture The apache tribe is split into 6 sub-tribes. They live in the plains and the southwest. Life in the tribe was, for the most part, intense to say the least. By many Pueblos the Apache were named “The Enemy” due to their guerrilla warfare when they would raid the Pueblo villages for multiple things. Despite the fear amongst many different people, the Apache tribe was one of the most notorious Native American tribes because the Apache culture is still existent

  • The Apache Indians Long And Proud Culture Essay

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    great. Our country has endured many wars, struggles, economic and agricultural hardship and a history that many would call shameful. However, the United States has evolved over hundreds of years and has transcended its very existence and influenced every corner of the globe, because of those past hardships our country has grown into what has become the most diverse, opportunistic and free country the world has ever known. In this essay, I will discuss the Apache Indians long and proud culture in conjunction

  • Apaches Research Project Essay

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    200 Apaches massacred, 100 more murdered, and 148 laying dead at Chihuahua Mexico, was something the Chiricahua Apache tribe, and many other tribes, lived through on a regular basis (Hoxie 1).  All of the previously mentioned, in addition to wars and being parted from their own land, were some of the consequences due to a country seeking to expand and conquer new territory, regardless of what or who they had to eliminate in order to accomplish this goal.  However, if Americans would have taken a

  • Essay On Geronimo

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    Geronimo was born in June 1829 in No-Doyohn Canyon, Mexico, that today is near Clifton, Arizona into the Bedonkohe Apache tribe. Having had viewed the Geronimo video, it is apparent that he was a hero to some for being determined to be free at all costs. It is also fair to say that many of his own Apache tribe feels to this day, that he alone is the reason the Apache lost their homeland and caused so many to die. Personally, I find him to be a man who looked up to his Leaders and became a product

  • Essay on Apache Indians

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    Apache Prisoners of War The Chiricahuas, who were once one of the most feared Native American tribes of the southwest, became prisoners of war by the United States for a period of twenty seven years. This period of time was the longest captivity a Native American tribe had ever been imprisoned. The Chiricahuas imprisonment began in 1886, when the United States Army transported four hundred Native Americans from San Carlos and Fort Apache reservations to army posts in Florida (Davis). By 1887

  • Chiricahua Fort Sill Apaches.

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    . Chiricahua Fort Sill Apaches The Chiricahua band of the larger Apache tribe was fractured through attempted assimilation by the United States government. The attempted assimilation of a regionally nomadic people whose entire society spiritually and culturally is based upon ties to nature leads to an eventual violent reaction by a portion of the tribe, through propagation of fear and political pressure the entire band is taken into custody with prisoner of war status. Eventually this status will

  • GERONIMO Essay

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    headquartered at Fort Huachuca, the base of operations for the campaign. The Army had permission to go to Mexico in pursuit. Captain Henry Lawton, commanding officer of "B" Troop, 4th Cavalry, was an experienced soldier who knew the ways of the Apaches. His tactics were to wear them down by constant pursuit. Stationed at the fort at that time were many men who would later become well known in the Army: Colonel W. B. Royall, commanding officer of the fort and the 4th Cavalry, who was responsible