Union Pacific Railroad

Discover the Plains Indians

Use library books and encyclopedias to learn more about the Plains Indians.

Good overall summary with photos
National Park Service report
Timeline of Indian conflicts

Your presentation should include the following:

  • The names of at least three tribes that lived on the plains
  • How did they live? food? clothes? homes?
  • How were they affected by the Westward Movement - wagon trains? settlers? railroad?
  • Bonus work - include pictures, drawings, maps
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