Last Stand: Causes and Effects of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
American Indian Wars: Battle of Washita River
Today, in 1868, Custer lead an attack on the Cheyenne, in the Battle of Washita River. Read about another battle with Custer and Lakota Sioux.

Americans remember the Battle of the Little Bighorn as Custer’s Last Stand. But the shocking defeat of U.S. forces in 1876 represents the last stand of the Lakota nation. The greatest American Indian victory ever would be one of their last. How would it affect their lives and change the United States?

Author |Higgins, Nadia
Lexile |790L
Pages |32
Genre |Nonfiction
Reading level |3-4
Interest level |3-6
Guided reading |V
Lexile |790L