By William R. Sanford
When the territories of latest Mexico and Arizona grew to become a part of the U.S., settlers chanced on themselves in the course of a bloody battle among the Apaches and the Mexicans. while the Apaches started to raid American settlements, the U.S. executive determined the Apaches needs to be constrained to reservations. Geronimo and different Apaches endured to struggle for his or her land and lifestyle during this inspiring biography.
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When he yelled out, they shot and killed him. Then one of the soldiers scalped him. Geronimo’s influence grew. He was not a chief. Still, chiefs sought his advice. His band stayed away from the whites. They heard strange stories. The Apaches should agree to give up. Then the whites would give them land. There was a catch. They would have to agree to stay on that land. That offer did not tempt them. The band had enough supplies. They led their lives simply. This changed in one day. Some soldiers found Geronimo’s band.
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Only thirty-eight Apaches went with him. Geronimo’s escape angered President Grover Cleveland. He wanted Geronimo hanged. Crook resigned and General Nelson Miles replaced him. Miles dismissed the Apache scouts. He massed 5,000 troops, a fourth of the entire army. The soldiers fanned out across the Southwest and northern Mexico. They could not find Geronimo. Miles rehired the Apache scouts. This time, the soldiers said, we will find and defeat him. In late August, the Army had success. Scouts saw a woman from Geronimo’s band.
Apache Chief Geronimo by William R. Sanford