Chapter 9 - The U.S. - Dakota War of 1862
Terms in this set (22)
adopted some of the white settlers ways including style of dress and religion
kept their traditional beliefs
to force someone to leave their country or homeland
a place where civilians, and/or prisoners of war are held
a government field office
an annual (yearly) payment of food, supplies and money the U.S. government promised the Dakota
the Indian Agent, or top Government official at the Lower Sioux agency
a missionary who wanted the Dakota to accept Christianity
mental or emotional strain.
strained relationships between groups
land set aside for the Dakota to live on
When the U.S.- Dakota War happened
Internment camp was located here for Dakota women, children, and elderly
Missionaries tried to...
....convert Dakota to Christianity
White trader who said of the hungry Dakota "so far as I am concerned, let them eat grass."
A traditional Dakota leader who spoke for peace before the war, but agreed to lead his people into war.
The number of Dakota that were actually executed as a result of the War of 1862
The number of Dakota originally intended to by executed after the U.S.-Dakota War
The number to settlers who died because of the U.S.-Dakota War.
What was the role of the Indian agent at the Lower Sioux Agency?
-carried out government policy
-distributed the annuities and food
- oversaw government workers
What was the role of the traders at the Lower Sioux Agency?
- ran stores where the Dakota could get additional food and supplies
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pay for them in the future.
Set up a military court, in the kitchen of a lower agency trader house, to judge the hundreds of Dakota that his men had taken prisoner.