HIST 108 San Diego State University Early American Indian Discussion

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Early American Indian Discussion Due April 20

This is the third discussion assignment worth eight points. You are to read Chapter 7 in the text, the Indian lecture and Baydo “Indian Wars of the West: An Overview in Reader book. This essay will help with your study of Chief Joseph and Red Cloud and give you a good overview of Indian leaders of the west. Then you choose ONE Indian leader from the following: Pontiac, Tecumseh, Chief Joseph, and Red Cloud. You are then to view the video on your chosen leader and also read the follow websites on your chosen leader: Pontiac: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Pontiac (Links to an external site.)and http://www.nndb.com/people/072/000049922 (Links to an external site.) Tecumseh-: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tecumseh (Links to an external site.) and http://history1800s.about.com/od/leaders/p/tecumsehbio.htm (Links to an external site.) l Chief Joseph: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Joseph (Links to an external site.) and http://www.indians.org/welker/joseph.htm (Links to an external site.) Red Cloud- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Cloud (Links to an external site.)and https://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/i_r/redcloud.htm (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)

You are to become this leader and describe how you challenged the English or the United States government and what type of tactics your used and your level of success.

Finally you are to review all the Indian leaders covered in lecture and Chapter 7 along with your chosen leader and tell which Indian leader do you feel was the most successful and why. You are also to comment on two other students’ choices of leaders.

YOU CANNOT USE ANY OUTSIDE SOURCES.. MUST BE FROM THE BOOK, OR LINKS PROVIDED…

Text and Reader: Jerry Baydo, A Topical History of Early America: An Interactive Text(NSS Press: http://www.nsspress.com (Links to an external site.)) 1st edition Purchase access code at Grossmont College Bookstore or online at ndbco.com online bookstore; register at NSS Press website.

Jerry Baydo, editor, Perspectives on Early America: An Interactive Reader(NSS Press: http://www.nsspress.com (Links to an external site.)) 1st edition. Purchase access code at Grossmont College Bookstore or at ndbco.com online bookstore; register at NSS Press website. Essays for required midterm and final assignments and discussion work.

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