American Experience - Season 7, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Way West: Approach of Civilization

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Part 2 of "The Way West," examines how U.S. Army involvement and railroad construction contributed to loss of Native American land. Events covered include military campaigns against the Lakota Sioux; and Red Cloud's negotiation of the Fort Laramie treaty of 1868. Russell Baker is the narrator.

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