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The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe

- The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe United States history is taught in public schools from the time we are able to understand its importance. Teachings of honorable plights by our forefathers to establish this great nation are common. However, specific details of this establishment seem to slip through the cracks of our educational curriculum. Genocide by definition is the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political or cultural group. The Chiricahua Indian Tribe of the American southwest and northern Mexico suffered almost complete annihilation at the hands of the American policy makers of the late nineteenth century, policy makers that chose to justify their means...   [tags: Apache Indians Native Americans History Essays]

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Apache Indians

- 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, the bulk of the Chiricahuas had been transported to the Mount Vernon barracks in Alabama, and the rest of the dislocated band of Chiricahuas, including the now famous Geronimo were reunited by 1888 (Da...   [tags: Native American Indians]

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Famous Native American Chiefs: Cochise

- Cochise was one of the most famous of all the Native American chiefs during the 1800s. He was famous at first because he was seen as an honest and peaceful man. He lived at peace with anyone who came into the area where he lived. Cochise became famous later though because he held out against the United States army and would not surrender until he felt he had no other choice. . When he finally did surrender, it was because most of his people had been killed already and he wanted to save the lives of those that remained....   [tags: patriotism, apache nation, land]

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Apaches Research Project

- 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 more peaceful path in order to conquer the land of the Natives, if there would have been respect and honesty, and the many treaties made would have been honored, then these massacres would have been...   [tags: Native Americans Mexico Colonialism]

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I am alone

- I am alone In the speech “I am alone” by Cochise, a Native American leader address to the white people for peace. The story goes back when the Native Americans (Chiricahua tribe) owned the land in the western part of the United States known as Apache land. First the Mexicans came across their land and try to over-rule them in which resulted the Mexican War. The war lasted years and the Natives eventually overcame the Mexicans. After the Mexican War then came the Europeans who sailed across the Pacific Ocean and landed on the Apache land....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The United States Government 's Policy Towards Native Americans

- ... The reason they were removed a second time is because the tribes members were going down into Mexico and stealing cattle and ponies (392-393). Another example of the government bullying Indians without compensation was the Modocs. The government attempted to exterminate the Modocs just to gain their land (220). The removal of Indians from their land was bad enough, but to make matter worse for Indians, the government broke their promises and treaties to the Indians time after time. The first example of broken promises by the government is when supplies promised to the Modocs never arrived (221)....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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Cunning, Intelligent, and Ruthless Warrior, Geronimo

- Geronimo Geronimo acquired a reputation in the American history, as a renegade fighting and clinging for his freedom even though many of his tribes gave up. His story was known by all Native Americans, as he stuck fear on the white settlers living in their territories through bloody raids. The American troops respected him for his courage and ferocity in battle that they shouted and chanted his name as a battle cry to motivate their troops (Geronimo Westward). Geronimo is one of the most famous warrior in the U.S....   [tags: indian, tribe, apahes]

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Geronimo: Renegade of Justice

- Geronimo was no doubt a brave warrior, whether he was a hero or a villain depends on who you ask. To the Mexicans and southwestern Americans, he was a murderer. One San Antonio reporter even said, “[He was] five foot eight inches in height and 9,000 feet in meanness.” (Stout 107). To the rest of the country he was a celebrity and to his people, he was a brave and noble leader. Whatever way viewed, his name and actions have left an eternal mark on America’s soil. His legend does not have an exact starting point, though scholars know he was born sometime in the late 1820’s....   [tags: Native American legends]

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Technology and Power

- Technology and Power Effective communication can both create empires and destroy them. For the former, communication is a necessity in connecting the parts of an empire, so to keep the whole sizable. An empire must keep in contact with its armies, outposts, and inner areas so to maintain order to be able to adjust its defenses in response to an enemy attack. It must also, when still growing, be able to conquer new lands and people. For the latter, unless its defenses are in communication with back up forces and resources, the only victorious defense is one that results from a battle of attrition....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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A Common But Separate Goal For Power

- A Common But Separate Goal For Power missing works cited In the latter half of the 19th century, there were many cultures striving for control of the American Southwest, mainly the southern half of present-day Arizona, which was purchased by the United States in 1853. American Indian tribes, such as the Apaches, had original claims to the land that were overtaken by the Mexican invasion of missions at Tubac and Tucson, which were later overrun with American settlers and soldiers laying their claims to this new American territory....   [tags: History Native Americans Essays]

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President Kennedy 's Inaugural Speech And Cochise

- For centuries war between tribes , gang and nations have destroyed more than a million lives and let the earth more often destroyed than it was before.however some leaders thru history refute the idea of war choose peace and find a common ground to solve their different issues .In that optic, President kennedy in his inaugural speech and Cochise in his text “iam alone” even thought they appear to be different because they were given in different context of history ,are actually in agreement ....   [tags: John F. Kennedy assassination, John F. Kennedy]

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Native American Cultures, Tribes, and Religion

- Even though there are numerous Native American tribes and cultures, they all are mostly derivatives of other tribes. For instance, in the southwest there are large number of Pueblo and Apache people including, the Acoma Pueblo tribe, Apache Chiricahua, Jemez Pueblo, and Apache Western. In this section, largely populated groups in certain regions (northwest, southwest, The Great Plains, northeast, and southeast) religious ideas, practices, and impact on American culture will be discussed. First, the northwestern region, which includes the areas from: the northwestern coast from Oregon to Washington, the Rocky Mountains, and the Cascades Mountains consist of mainly Paiute, Shoshone, and Blackf...   [tags: Native American Studies]

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Arizon The Desert Area

- Arizona is a state in the United States located in the South Western area. It is south west of Colorado, just north of Mexico, west of New Mexico and south of California. The absolute location is the precise location of an area, and for Arizona that is 34.00 degrees north, 112.00 degrees west. Arizona has a few different areas that cover the state. It has the desert area, which surrounds cities such as Douglas, Sierra Vista, Tucson, phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Glendale, but it also includes more of a piedmont or forest area in cities such as flagstaff, show low, and Pinetop....   [tags: United States]

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Cochise

- Cochise was born in the Southeastern most part of Arizona around the year 1810. His descendant line is vaguely known except that he was a descendant of a long line of Apache Chiefs. His father raised him to follow in his footsteps. Even though the Apache leaders didn't inherit their positions, Cochise had an advantage because he was the son of a chief. He was a member of the elite which was a large contributor to his becoming Chief. The Apaches believed that at every stage of life, they were to throw a ceremony or ritual marking it....   [tags: Coshise Biography Diplomat History]

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Differences in Relationships Between Western and Non-Western Cultures

- Differences in Relationships Between Western and Non-Western Cultures Most of the research on interpersonal attraction has been carried out in Western societies, especially the United Kingdom and United States. This limitation is very important as it argues that the behaviour and communication need to be understood within the context in which they occur, and this context considerably differs from one culture to another. Therefore we can readily accept that there are large differences in interpersonal relationships between cultures....   [tags: Papers]

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Geronimo

- Geronimo Geronimo's grandfather, Maco, had been the chief of the Nedni Apaches. He had been of great size and strength. When Maco had been chief his principle wars had been against the Mexicans. They were seldom at great length of peace with the Mexicans. When Maco's son (Geronimo's Dad) became a warrior, Maco died. Geronimo's father could not become the chief of the Nedni's, because he married a woman from the Bedonkohe Apaches. The two had 8 children- four boys and four girls, including Geronimo....   [tags: essays papers]

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