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    Colonel George Armstrong Custer The West's most famous battle pitted glory seeking Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry against 3,000 warriors under the leadership of Chief Sitting Bull. Sitting Bull had been told to report to the Sioux reservation by the end of January 1876. when he chose to stay on his land that had earlier been promised to him and his people in a treaty, the government, or mostly the War Department declared Sitting Bull and his people hostile and

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    General George Armstrong Custer During the course of this Assessment I will be sceptically and analytically examining the role and background of General George Armstrong Custer during the Indian Conflict at the Battle of Little Bighorn, and during the Civil War. All sources of information or evidence used will be thoroughly examined in order to eliminate as much bias as possible. The essay has been written using subheadings for easier navigation and for clearer understanding of my findings

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    to their deaths?(George Custer) My guess would be pretty horrible. Well, there is one man in history that did just that and his name was George Armstrong Custer. What do you think: respectable man of war or an embarrassment to the civil war heros? George Armstrong Custer was born on the fifth of December in the year 1839 in New Rumley, Ohio. He grew up in Harrison County with his siblings and proud parents, Emanuel Custer and Maria Ward Kirkpatrick.(George A. Custer) The family consisted of

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    The Purpose of They Died With Their Boots On Recreation of American Cause 1876 [3] American film demonstrates history as narrative. The historical classic They Died With Their Boots On is a recreation of the history of General George Armstrong Custer’s life. This movie adds to the already prevalent myth of the Boy General. The movie was released in 1941, when Germany, under Adolf Hitler, had control of “Fortress Europe," and threatened to end democracy as the world knew it. The United

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    Little Bighorn Causes

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    On June 26, 1876, General George Armstrong Custer and his army were defeated by the Native American forces led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse at the Little Bighorn River in southern Montana. The Battle of the Little Bighorn is one of the worst military disasters in American history. This paper will examine the causes for this disaster. As Americans began moving west, they encountered native Indian tribes. The United States policy of Manifest Destiny of the United States led to the continued expansion

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    The Custer Controversy

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    The Custer Controversy What really happened at the Battle of the Little Big Horn has spawned countless books and opinions as to why General Custer attacked the Sioux and Cheyenne on June 22, 1876. The books and online articles that recount the facts, timeline, and who survived were written based on facts but are not all unbiased in perspective. Most of these writers want to prove that Custer was either a hero or a villain. From the perspective of the general’s men, they saw him as a fearless leader

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    The Battle of the Little Bighorn

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    Dakotas, Nebraska, Wyoming and Montana, is where the majority of the war took place. The most prominent battle of this war was the Battle of Little Big Horn, due to the amount of casualties taken by the U.S. 7TH Cavalry led by General George Armstrong Custer. The Native American tribes that defeated the 7TH Cavalry were led by Sitting Bull of the Hunkpapa Sioux. The battle that occurred at the Black Hills of South Dakota was a result of looking for the prospect of gold in the area2. History:

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    three-pronged push to break concentrations of both the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians back into reservations in order to enable the expansion efforts in the Dakotas. Among General Sheridan’s command was Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer. On June 25th 1876, the Seventh Calvary led by Custer fought and subsequently were annihilated by Cheyenne and Sioux forces along the Little Bighorn River in Southern Montana in one of the greatest massacres in US history. Throughout the preparation and execution of the

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    George Armstrong Custer was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and also in the Indian Wars. Raised in the cities Michigan and Ohio, Custer was admitted in West Point in 1858, where he was graduated last in his class. However, with outbreak of the Civil War, all officers were needed, and Custer was called in to serve for the Union. General Custer developed a strong reputation throughout the Civil War. He fought in the first major engagement, and also in the

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    Custer´s Last Stand

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    The film tells the legend of General George Armstrong Custer, the “Indian Fighter” and the controversy surrounding the notoriously ambitious General’s heroism followed after his final battle in the Black Hills. The General was idolized more after his death through the portrayal of a gallant death in the era’s print media, drawings and memoirs; hence the “Last Stand”. The controversy that follows Custer’s life seems to emanate from his methods and principles of securing victory in the military. It

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