The Contested Plains, Ch. 8-end


What did West mean that Indian survival depended on need to stay and move?

What 2 options to survive and remain on the land did West argue that Indians have in 1858-60s? What was weakness of each?

What was primary cause of defeat of Indians?

What was problem or weaknesses of peace faction early reservation efforts?

How did lives and status of white traders who married into tribes change?

What was the purpose of the discussion of Dog Soldiers?

What other factors affected increase conflict in 1864?

Why was the environment so important to this story?