Crazy Horse
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Crazy Horse is a famous Native American chief from the 1800's.When Crazy Horse protested, a soldier stabbed him. Crazy Horse died shortly afterward. As a child he was known as a hunter and warrior. Crazy Horse is remembered mostly for a victory over the United States.

Crazy Horse was a warrior and tribal leader. When he protested, a soldier stabbed Crazy Horse. He told his people not to give up. Crazy Horse was one of the greatest American Chiefs. When he was 16, Crazy Horse took part in his first battle.

 

Who is Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse was a Native American chief. People called him crazy because he would not give-up on ladder. Crazy Horse was important because he was the leader. When he was 12, he caught his first buffalo. When Crazy Horse was 16 he was  honored as the chief of his tribe.

Crazy Horse is a Chief

Crazy Horse is a type of leader of leader of the Oglala Lakota. Crazy Horse was wounded by a military attack. Crazy Horse was wounded by a military attack. Crazy Horse was honored by the U.S. Postal Service.

Why did Crazy horse fight?

Crazy Horse fought because he wanted to retain control of Native  American land in the west.

  • In 1874 Gold was found in South Dakota and Montana.
  • White people tried to take over their land.
  • Custer and his troops advanced on sitting Bull's camp, the Little Bighorn River in Montana.
  • Crazy Horses warriors killed Custer's soldiers and won.

Crazy Horse died on September 5, 1877. Crazy Horse never wanted anything, but to save his people. Crazy Horse lead his people to their greatest victory in the battle of Little Big Horn in 1876. He was present in every major battle, Crazy Horse wanted to fight for Plains Indians, American land, and his Lakota people.

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