Five Civilized Tribes

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    given the power to regulate the interstate commerce by the U.S. Constitution’s Commerce Clause in the decision of this case. As a result of this case, more powers were granted to the Federal Government of United States to conduct the trade and commerce throughout the states of America. Although it was also held in the decision that the powers granted to the federal government will be limited however the limits were not defined in the decision. d. The Five Civilized Tribes The Five Native American Nations were known as Five Civilized Tribes. These tribes include Creek, Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole and Chickasaw. The Anglo-European settlers during the early federal and colonial period considered these Native American nations civilized because many of the customs of the colonists were adopted by them. Most of the Native Americans of these tribes were descendants of Mississippian culture. All these tribes were compelled to move to the Indian Territory by the Federal government of U.S. Thus from the southeastern territory these tribes moved to the western part of the America. e. Seneca Falls…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Cherokee And Navajo

    Depending on the tribe, location, history, lifestyle and external influences each story contained its own unique variation. The following will compare and contrast the Cherokee and Navajo belief in creation as well as delve into the viewpoints of each tribe and their relationship with the earth, animals and other people. It is hard for a person to understand why particular cultures act and believe the way they do without understanding their belief and history. The Cherokee Indians told…

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  • Civil War: The Cherokee Nation

    The whole Cherokee nation was not involved with the Confederates, though. The Cherokees were divided in half and some fought with the Union soldiers. Many other tribes from the Northern United States were; portions of the Creek and Seminole, Kickapoo, Seneca, Shawnee, Iroquois, and many more. Principal Chief John Ross and Stand Watie were rivals. Chief Ross believed that if they remained neutral, they would have a better outcome. Stand Watie was a member of the Confederacy. Their rivalry…

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  • Cherokee Tragedy: The Cherokee Tribe

    Grant Foreman discusses the tragic events that occurred during the Cherokee’s travel to Indian Territory in the 1830s. Grant Foreman argues that diseases were the main struggle for the Cherokee Tribe. In Grant Foreman’s Indian Removal: The Emigration of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians, Grant states that the Cherokee Indians “had suffered much from disease and several deaths had occurred among them” (Foreman, 256). Measles and cholera were the main diseases that affected the Cherokee…

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  • Cherokee Removal Research Paper

    (Green & Perdue, 1). They were constantly moving around involuntarily. The Cherokee tribes were often forced to leave their land when Americans found use of the land that the Cherokees were living on. White Americans were wanting their land because they found gold, wanted their livestock and they were able to evict the Cherokees out of their homes” (Green & Perdue, 92) The process of removal of the Cherokees was not a fair removal, because the Americans were taking away their control of the land…

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  • The Iroquois: Haudenosaunee

    Composed of five, and later six tribes, (or nations), the Iroquois lived in the eastern woodlands as far back as 1000 A.D. The Iroquois lived in the Eastern Woodlands, in what is now New York. Their land was comprised of large forests located just south of Lake Ontario. The land was east of the Finger-Lakes along the Mohawk River (among other rivers). The Iroquois land was bordered by Algonquin land, resulting in much fighting over hunting lands. The Iroquois lived in Long-Houses and…

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  • Tribal Communities

    Tribal communities, in the Amazon Basin, are rooted in tradition. These traditions may seem very foreign to Western cultures, but these tribal societies are now changing rapidly to defend the place they call home through use of technology and languages familiar to our culture. The advancement attempts made the the communities may not be enough; specific communities have been forced to take aggressive measures. The Amazon Basin and its forests are said to be in danger from ventures such as…

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  • Civilization's Degrading Effect On Man Analysis

    part of this natural state, but rather products of the progression of the arts and sciences. Rousseau describes natural man as better than civilized man because, “His desires do not exceed his physical needs, the only goods he knows in the universe are nourishment, a female, and repose; the only evils he fears are pain and hunger” (Rousseau 116). His choice of this frontispiece, then, is of a Hottentot rejecting European luxuries to live a simple life with his tribal…

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  • My Servant Leadership

    MY CULTURAL NARRATIVE AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR MY LEADERSHIP WORK. “The big man” leader As consequences of living in a tribal society, where the man in authority position is the only one who should give decisions, no one can object nor question these decisions. The work inside this tribe centered on the head of the tribe instructions. Based on that the terms of teamwork, task force, and the making decision based on studies and consultation, these terms are absents inside the tribe. This kind of…

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  • The Shinwari Tribe

    tribe represented about 400,000 people in eastern Afghanistan. The Shinwari tribe also pledged to send at least one military-age male in each family to the Afghan Army or the police in the event of a Taliban attack. The American commanders agreed to channel one million dollars in development projects directly to the tribal leaders and bypass the local Afghan government, believe to be corrupt. “The Taliban have been trying to destroy our tribe, and they are taking money from us, and they are…

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