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Colorado War

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1863–65 – The influx of white settlers during the gold rush brings about the Colorado War, in which a broad alliance of Plains Indians fights US encroachment in Colorado and Wyoming. Among the casualties are more than 150 Arapaho and Cheyenne women and children, who are massacred in 1864 at Sand Creek.

Dates: 
1863 to 1865

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