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    power. Although these three works provide a precise timeline from the Indian wars all the way to the closing of the frontier, they do not argue the same thing. The unique interpretations of the history of the American West is perceived by the authors in what they believed to be the beginning of the West as it is known today. In The Last Indian War, The Nez Perce Story, written by Elliot West, argues after the Civil War in 1877, there was a fight over the “new” country between the Indians and Americans

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    Nez Perce War Justified

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    actions leading up to and during the Nez Perce War? 1877 was the year that changed the world because of the Nez Perce war. The US government made a treaty between the Native Americans to send them to a reservation if they gave them their land, but during the translation information was lost and changed so the Nez Perce tribe did not understand what they were signing for. The US justified was not justified in their actions leading up to and during the Nez Perce War. The US government did not keep

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    Was the U.S justified in their actions leading up to and during the Nez Perce War? “My people, while I was gone you have sold my country. I have come home and their is not left me, a place which to pitch my lodge.” (Looking Glass Chief of the Nez Perce.) The US government cheated the Native Americans out of a fair treaty deal. “Stevens elevated the authority of some tribal leaders and encouraged device internal political factions within tribes to secure signatures on treaty documents.” (www.washingtonhistory

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    which to pitch my lodge”(looking glass) Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce war. The U.S was not justified in their actions leading up to and during the Nez Perce war. The U.S. government cheated the Native Americans out of as fair treaty deal. “Stevens elevated the authority of some tribal leaders and encouraged division internal political factions within tribes to encourage signatures on treaty documents.” The U.S. government tricked the Nez perce tribes with things like political factions and different

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    The Nez Perce War had started because of Chief Joseph's refusal to sign the treaty. Soon after Chief Joseph’s refusal to sign the treaty, the settlers made it clear that

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    One calm summer night in 1877, several Nez Perce braves, angered by the terms of a treaty that sent them to a reservation, snuck up on a village with the intent of getting revenge. By morning, the braves and their tribe had fled the scene, leaving the dead villagers in their wake. Because of this incident and several other factors, the US was justified in their actions leading up to and during the Nez Perce war. They were trying to contain murderers, take back the land legally owned by the US, and

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    Nimiipu Tribe

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    The best know Plateau group are the Nimiipuu, which mean the people, but everyone know them as the Nez Perce. Nez Perce is from the French which means “pierced nose,” although that none of the Nez Perce people have their nose pierced. Washington, Oregon, and Idaho was the original region of the Nimiipuu people. Their area also included the Bitterroot Mountains, Snake River, and the Clearwater Valley. There was 70 permanent villages that included 6,000 Nimiipuu living in them during 1805. The area

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    family, spread disease, and take the land for themselves. That is what happened to the Native Americans in the 1700’s and 1800’s. One of the most disrespectful and saddest times in American History was in the 1850’s with Westward Expansion and the war on Natives. During that time, there were many new cities being built in the East and the United States inevitably got too crowded in the East. Americans traveled west for more land and opportunity, but this is where most of the Indians were living at

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    Chief Joseph Thesis

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    Chief Joseph In the early years,Chief Joseph was born on March 3,1840. The United States forced the Nez Perce to move to a reservation in 1877, Chief Joseph reluctantly agreed. Chief Joseph's place of birth is in colville reservation, Washington. Chief Joseph's formal Native American name was Thunder Rolling down a mountain. When gold was discovered, Nez Perce territory, began to stream onto people's house. Chief Joseph's achieved an amazing acclaim in the latter half of his life. Chief Joseph and

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    The U.S. was not justified in there actions during and before the Nez Perce war.The U.S. had not been fair and did not follow the treaties rights as well as they kept making the native reservation area’s smaller. The natives didn’t get there rights they were promised,they were promised land yet they lost much,they were promised peace yet many died of war,the U.S. was unfair and unjust toward the nez perce and had forced them into signing the treatie and did not stand by it. Although the U.S, may

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