Ideas For Discussion The Indian reservations created by the United States government in the late 1800s still exist today. Some people argue that these reservations should be eliminated and all Indian people should simply become part of the rest of our society. Others argue that the reservations are still needed to protect the Indian way of life. Find out the reasons on each side of this argument. Choose the side with which you agree and write an essay of 200 words or more to support your side. Reading and Writing Connection with Arizona’s History Re-read the two pages dealing with Geronimo. Answer the following questions. 1. What was the main idea of this page? 2. What are three supporting details for this main idea? An old stagecoach still delights modern tourists on the streets of Tombstone, Arizona. Chapter 8 • Territorial Growth  93