Sacajawea Thesis

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Colonization was a time a disagreement, and independence was still an issue, for example, the Seven Years War. However, exploration was still very prevalent for new lands, and Native woman Sacajawea played an impressive part in that. Nevertheless, disagreements also formed between the Indian nations and the colonists such as the Indian Removal Act and the case of Cherokee Nation versus Georgia which included tribes all over like the five civilized tribes. From being forced off their land to showing and guiding the way for explorers, the Native Americans have a long history in our past dating back hundreds and hundreds of years. All of these things are essential to our learning of the primitive times of our country 's past. In the older …show more content…
She was definitely a leader, and went against the grain of what any of Native American would do, and even being a woman, too. She is considered to be an extremely brave figure in the history world. Many people know of her from the Lewis and Clark expedition, which, without her help and guidance, would have never been possible to achieve. In this journey, they moved westward to seek new land. In the coming years, new explorations of the new area would take a turn for the worst in relation to the same westward lands are Sacajawea traveled upon. This was called the Indian Removal Act. The Indian Removal Act was passed by our Congress on May 28th, 1830, during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. This law authorized the president to "negotiate" with Native American tribes in the Southern United States for their removal to federal territory west of the Mississippi River in an exchange for their homelands. In the same direction of Sacajawea 's previous expedition, tribes were forced westward. While many of the tribes did not stand for this and were absolutely, completely against it, which was merited, some were not so much. Some were cooperative in this process of the Indian Removal …show more content…
With them being located in the state of Georgia, the Supreme Court did not take on the case because they did not believe that had jurisdiction on the matter in relation to location, meaning that the Cherokee was its own independent nation, a "foreign state", separate from normal jurisdiction, but was still within Georgia, not sovereign. In our nation 's history comes with a lot of information about disagreements between any number of figures. What is presented above is a perfect example of just a few of these conflicts. Humorously, one might even say our nation was built on conflict because of how prevalent it is. One thing that is for sure is determination. Whether it was the Seven Years ' War or the expedition that Sacajawea helped take on, determination had won the

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