By William R. Sanford
When the territories of latest Mexico and Arizona grew to become a part of the us, settlers discovered themselves in the midst of a bloody warfare among the Apaches and the Mexicans. while the Apaches started to raid American settlements, the U.S. govt made up our minds the Apaches has to be constrained to reservations. Geronimo and different Apaches persevered to struggle for his or her land and lifestyle during this inspiring biography.
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When Geronimo went to Janos to trade, he took his wife and children with him. chapter 3 Geronimo Takes Revenge Image Credit: Library of Congress On horseback, Geronimo led his band through the mountain and desert vastness of the Southwest. He was able to cover vast distances, and to find water where none seemed to exist. After the massacre at Janos, Geronimo’s band fled north. For two days and three nights they did not stop. When they reached the border, they rested. A few days later, Geronimo reached his home.
The Chiricahua reservation lay just north of the Mexican border. His band could live in their mountain homeland. At Apache Pass, agents issued rations once a month. Geronimo’s band received twelve steers, plus clothing and supplies. Geronimo did not like being under the eyes of the whites. Soon, he moved his family to join the White Springs Apaches in New Mexico. There, he tired of the peaceful life. Geronimo went to the mountains of Mexico. He lived with Chief Juh and the Nednis. From time to time, he came north to visit friends.
Soldiers dropped from planes by parachute onto enemy soil. As they jumped, they recalled the Apache raider who struck without warning. They shouted: Geronimo! chapter 1 Massacre in Mexico Image Credit: Library of Congress The Apache war leader, Geronimo, brought fear to settlers throughout the Southwest. This fierce warrior is remembered for his raiding and breakouts from reservation life. Geronimo—the Apache warrior scowls at us from his photos. A barrel chest tops his five foot, eight inch frame.
Apache Chief Geronimo by William R. Sanford