An outsider's view of the Oglala people
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Francis Parkman describes his journeys to visit the Oglala people in the 1840s.
Effects of the gold rush in the Dakota Hills on the Lakota Sioux people
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The devastating chain of events for the Lakota Sioux people after gold was discovered.
Gold in the Black Hills of Dakota
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The impact of the discovery of gold in the Black Hills.
Hardships of the trail west
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The hardships faced by the settlers who travelled across America in the 19th century.
Heading for California in the mid-1800s
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The experiences of migrants who travelled to get to California in the mid-1800s.
Prospectors come to the Black Hills
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The story of the Gordon Party's attempt to mine in the Black Hills and its aftermath.
Settlement of the Plains
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How the settlers arriving on the Plains was a momentous event for them and the Indians.
The American settlers head west
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The experiences of the settlers, who migrated west across America in the 19th century.
The arduous journey west and the search for water
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The hardships of travelling through the American West and the search for water.
Travelling across the Plains
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The hardships and dangers facing emigrants setting out across the Plains.