Highlands Ranch High School - Mr. Sedivy
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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Colorado History Movies / Worksheets
Little Big Man
Mr. Sedivy's Movie Policy
ANY student with closed eyes is considered a "sleeper"
and as such will be publicly identified and humiliated. As you can
see, a sleeper will not earn the respect and adoration of his or her
fellow students. Do the worksheet and enjoy the film.
Important Facts Discussed in the Movie
What Indian Tribe Attacked the first wagon train?
The name of the Indian who rescued the children.
What tribe was this Indian from?
Who are the human beings?
The legend of Little Big Man was who in Mr. Sedivy's
True or False - Half of the Cheyennes didn't carry weapons
in the first wars against the white man.
What was Jack called during his Gunfighters Period?
Who guarantees Olga has nothing to fear from the Indians?
What is the term for Cheyenne Cross Dresser?
Did the Contrary Society members kill any rabbits?
Who served as guides for the US Army? Be specific.
Who remarried Olga?
Why do Jack and his grandfather not die at the Washatah
What is Miss Pendrake's new profession?
Who saves Jack at Custer's Last Stand?
Was this film biased? If so, which direction? Why?
Is this film Hollywood or History? Give some facts and
examples! Write an essay. Use essay format handout as your guide.
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- Colorado History In Depth
Lecture Notes, Reading, and Information:
| The Cheyenne Migration
to Colorado |
| The Gratlan Affair, Massacre, Fort Laramie
The Cheyenne Social Club
| A Cheyenne War Story: Wolf Road, the Runner
| Cheyenne Traditions and Beliefs, Sacred
| Horses, Warriors, War Pipe, Sweatlodge
| Cheyenne War Parties and Battle Tactics
| The Scalp Dance and Other Cheyenne Dances
| The Sante Fe Trail and Fort Union |
| Sumner - Ninth Military Department / The
First Fort Union |
| Early Arrivals to Fort Union, Daily Life
at Fort Union |
| Captain Grover - The New Fort Union, the
Confederate Threat |
| Fort Union Arsenal, William Shoemaker,
End of Fort Union |
Americans from the East
| Thomas Jefferson, the Louisiana Purchase
| The Expedition of Zebulon Pike |
| Pikes Peak or Bust / Colorado Gold Rush
Colorado's Role in the US Civil
| The Civil War, Fort Wise / Fort Lyon
| Mace's Hole, Colonel Canby, F.C.V.R.
| Fort Weld |
| The Pet Lambs, John Chivington |
| General Henry Sibly, Battle of Valverde,
Fort Union |
Cripple Creek District Labor Strikes
| The Western Federation of Miners / State
| The 1893 - 1894 Strike | The
Strike of 1903 - 1904 |
| The Mine Owners Association |
| Crimes and Military Rule in the Cripple
Creek District |
| Marshall Law in Cripple Creek District
/ End of the Strike |
Early Cripple Creek District
| Photos, Fire, and Life in Cripple Creek
| Other Colorful Towns in the Cripple Creek
Gillett - Colorado's Only Bullfight, Victor, Independence |
| A Guide to the Miners' Gritty Lingo
More Colorado History
| Bent's Fort Photos, Personalities, Plans,
and More |
| What Was Easter Like at Bent's Fort?
| Colorado Trivia,
Miscellaneous Old Photos,
Western Personalities, Forts, and More |
| Lullabies for Jittery Cows - Cowboy Ballads
| Heraldry of the Branding Iron |
Aims to Clear Infamous Cannibal, Alferd Packer |
| Lead Gives Alferd
Packer's Story More Weight |
Colorado Love Stories: Baby Doe Tabor & More
| Colorado Pioneer Women: Elizabeth Byers
| Early Denver Jokes / The History of April
Fools' Day |
Colorado History Book Review Info
| Colorado History Book Review
Sample Critical Book Reviews
| Bent | Summit
Colorado History Research Activity
| Sand Creek |
Colorado Geography Activities /
| Colorado Map Activity | Mountain
Passes | Mining Camps |
| Mineral Names | Fun
Names | Indian Names | Spanish
Relevant Colorado History Movies
- Viewer Worksheets
| Pueblo Cliff Dwellers | Little
Big Man |
| A Man Called Horse | Jeremiah
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