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Geronimo "One who yawns" By: Kayla Clark

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2: Geronimo was one of the most famous leaders of the Apache people, until he got captured in 1886 by Nelson A. Miles. Geronimo and his Apaches both fought against both U.S and Mexico.

3: Geronimo was one of the famous leaders of the Apache people. He symboled the Native American resistance

4: Geronimo was a Native American leader of the Bedonkohe apache who fought against Mexico, and the U.S for their expansion.

5: He escaped from the reservation three times and although he surrendered, he always manage to avoid capture.

6: Geronimo inherited generations-old tradition of resisting colonized by both Spaniards and North Americans.

7: Led his people's defense of their homeland against the military, might of the U.S

8: John Clum, was the only Indian agent to capture Geronimo.

9: Geroimo belief was, he thought it would be better to die on the warpath then to be killed in prison.

10: Instead of Geronimo being killed, he became a prisoner of war. After his final surrender him and his followers were shipped to San Antonio Texas by train.

11: Geronimo fought against enormous odds to save his people, and refused for 30 years to obey the commanders of his white oppressors.

12: Wants revenge because Mexican solders killed his wife, mother and kids.

13: He was also willing to fight for his freedom long after many of his people had accepted defeat.

14: In 1846 he gained admittance into warriors council of the Chiricahua Apache and started to lead raids on Mexican and American settlers, stealing their horses.

15: His tribe, the Apache, lived in present day of Arizona and New Mexico.

16: Sources: Biography.com Encyclopedia.com Indigenouspeople.net Looked through library books.

17: Conclusion | In conclusion Geronimo was an important person in U.S history and is known for being a famous Native.

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