Crazy Horse: Great Warrior of the Sioux Essay & Project Ideas

Doris Shannon Garst
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1. In Famous Indian Chiefs, Charles L. Johnston writes that Sitting Bull was the Sioux general and Crazy Horse was the "able lieutenant." Consult either a history or an encyclopedia and report on these two chiefs, comparing their achievements.

2. Read either Garst's Sitting Bull: Champion of His People or her Red Cloud and compare it with Crazy Horse: Great Warrior of the Sioux. You might consider narrative details and the characters' rites-of-passage, leadership qualities, and fates.

3. Research and write about the clash between the white settlers and one of the following: Chief Osceola and the Seminoles. Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce, or Chief Geronimo and the Apache.

Compare the plight of the chief you choose to Crazy Horse's plight.

4. Report on the 1849 California gold rush and the Black Hills gold rush. Explain how the prospectors traveled, their immediate effects on...

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