New Frontiers:  South and West

Custer's Last Stand:  The Little Bighorn

ASSIGNMENTS

Henretta: Chapter Sixteen

Gates' Notes

Study Guide

Primary Sources

Henry W. Grady - The New South Divided We Conquer - A White Plantation Owner undermines the Knights of Labor
The South's Recovery - Who Paid the Price of Success? Examples of Jim Crow Laws
Mississippi Constitution of 1890 Reading the Fine Print - The Grandfather Clause in Louisiana
Civilization in Southern Mills The Nation:  "The State of the South
Sharecropping Tenants on a Georgia Plantation Almost Broken Spirits - Farmers in the New South
Frederick Douglass - The Future of the Colored Race The South's Recovery - Who paid the Price of Success?
Fighting Back:  A Black Lawyer argues against Disenfranchisement Prof. Willis Boughton: "The Negro's Place in History
An African American Dreams about Rebuilding the South Plessy vs. Ferguson
Plessy vs. Ferguson - Dissent of Justice Harlan W.E.B. Dubois - "Strivings of the Negro People"
W.E.B. DuBois - A Negro Postmaster in the New South B.B. Mumford - The Vindication of the South
Alabama Voting Literacy Law Photos: Children in Southern Cotton Mills
   
   
Testimony of Col J. M. Chivington (Sand Creek Massacre) Testimony of Mr. J. S. Smith (Sand Creek Massacre)
The Lawrence Massacre The Fort Laramie Treaty
The Homestead Act (1862) The Pacific Railway Act (1862)
Frank Mayer and Charles Roth - The Buffalo Harvest Photo - Survey Team Charting the Transcontinental Railroad Route

Photo - Directors of Union Pacific RR at the 100th Meridian

Photo - Central Pacific RR Work Camp (1868)
Photo - Joining the Rails at Promontory Point, Utah Photo - Cheyenne Women Dressing Buffalo Hides
Photo - Buffalo Slaughter  - 1872 Photo - Rath and Wright Buffalo Hide Yard, Dodge City
Photo - G.A. Custer and Grand Duke Alexis of Russia on Buffalo Hunt Photo - Cowboys Branding Mavericks
Photo - Cowboys Eating Dinner on the Range Photo - Cowboys Bedding Down while others get ready
Chief Red Horse - Eyewitness Account of Battle of the Little Bighorn Brigham Young - Deposition regarding the Mountain Meadows Massacre
Last Words of John D. Lee (Executed for Mountain Meadows Massacre Chief Joseph Speaks - Selected Statements and Speeches
Charles E.S. Wood - The Pursuit and Capture of Chief Joseph Photo - George Armstrong Custer
Photo - Custer at the Head of the 1874 Black Hills Expedition Photo - Custer and Scouts
Photo - Lakota Camp at Pine Ridge Reservation Photo - Sitting Bull
Photo - U.S. Army Private on the Indian Frontier Newspaper Editorials on the Sand Creek Massacre
The Court Martial of George Armstrong Custer Report to the President by the Indian Peace Commission 1868
Report of the Commissioner on Indian Affairs (1871) Dawes Act
Hatch Act Photo: Lakota Ghost Dancing Shirt
Captain Charles King: Custer's Last Battle Eyewitness Account of the Lakota Ghost Dance
Lakota Accounts of the Massacre at Wounded Knee Wavoka's Message: "The Promise of the Ghost Dance"

 

Web Links

 

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The Booker T. Washington Era (Library of Congress)

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Center for the Study of Southern Culture - University of Mississippi

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Chronology on the Study of Slavery and Racism - 1830 - end

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The Church in the Southern Black Community, 1780 - 1925 (Library of Congress)

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Documenting the American South - University of North Carolina

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First Person Narratives of the American South - 1860 - 1920 (Library of Congress)

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From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)

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Introduction to the Jim Crow South

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MAP - The Indian Wars - 1864 - 1890

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MAP - The Railroad Network - 1880

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Songs of the Plains - A Collection of Cowboy Folk Songs

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The American West

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The California Heritage Collection

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Frederick Jackson Turner - The Significance of the Frontier in American History

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American Indian History and Related Issues

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Battle of the Little Bighorn

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Battle with the Apache 1872

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Buffalo Soldiers and Indian Wars

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Crazy Horse and Custer - The Sioux Wars and the Battle of the Little Bighorn

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Custer Battlefield Historical and Museum Association

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Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum

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Artcyclopedia - Frederick Remington

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Little Bighorn Association

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Triumph and Tragedy - Women's Voices from the Oregon Trail

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The Wild, Wild West - Large Number of Links

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Wounded Knee Home Page