In the decades following the Civil War, the US military clashed with Native Americans in the West. The Battle of Little Bighorn was one of the Native Americans most famous victories. In this lesson, students explore a series of documents related to the Battle of the Little Bighorn to examine what happened and, specifically, what caused it.
[All materials updated on 10/16/2023.]
Image: Photo of Sitting Bull taken by David Francis Barryin 1885. From the Library of Congress.