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  • Munsee Indians Summary

    Munsee Indians During in the 17th century, European colonists forced an Indian group out of their homeland. During that time, the island of Manhattes (now known as Manhattan) was sold for 60 guilders to Peter Minut. While the sale of Manhattan is well recognized throughout history, the Native people who originally resided in that area remains somewhat obscure. The Indian group that the book mainly focused on was the Munsee Indians, a subgroup of the Delawares or otherwise known as the Lenapes. With using countless research throughout many years, anthropologist Robert S. Grumet wanted to unravel the forgotten details about the Munsee Indians. The book goes into depth to learn more about their civilization during the Dutch period to the late…

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  • Narrative Essay On Bully 101

    The time seemed to go so slow just waiting for the school year to be over, my mother became a therapist; doing everything she could to help me, and she is how I can proudly say I made it! Before I could even think twice about it, freshman year was approaching. Was I scared? Yes, I was very anxious and worried to deal with yet another year of bullying, but thankfully it was over for the most part. I kept to myself, and though my academic performance was far from where I wanted it to be, the…

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  • True Son Research Paper

    a chance and build a relationship. This is why he deserved his sentence. True Sons actions may be viewed as self-defense or him doing what he was taught as okay. That can be arguable because true sons sentence of being banished would probably not of been an option. True Son was banished because Cuyloga said “if you come back, I cannot receive you and they will kill you.” (Conrad, Richter pg. 119) True son was viewed as a spy and was viewed as an enemy to the Lenape, therefore Cuyloga had to…

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  • Differences Between The French And Indian War

    sent again to with reinforcement where the colonials defeated a small group of French soldiers; they then built a fort that is known as Fort Necessity. The French returned with reinforcements of their own and drove out the Virginians. This was the official start of the war. How did the war progress? Britain declared war on the French on May 1756, the two countries fought in Europe. Indian and Africa were also brought into the conflict. Both countries, Britain and France, got new commanders. The…

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  • The Storming Of The Teocalli

    piece is a possible representation of an event that would take place in 1682. The second piece is by Emanuel Leutze: The Storming of the Teocalli by Cortez and His Troops. Also an oil on canvas completed in 1848. This piece referred to the invasion of the Aztec empire by the Spanish. Although the scenes of these two pieces differ in actions, both represent interactions between two different cultures. An image of peace, Benjamin West’s Penn’s Treaty with the Indians When He Founded the Province…

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  • Comparing True Son And Wilse's The Light In The Forest

    The Light in the Forest is a story about True Son, the main character, and his adventures as an Indian and a white boy. True Son has lived with the Lenni Lenape for eleven years. The white’s make a peace treaty with the Indians that if they give the white’s all there captive they will have peace. True Son is forced to go back to pennsylvania with the white’s. True Son’s uncle Wilse hates the indians and so True Son and uncle Wilse have conflict throughout the whole book. True Son makes a great…

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  • Liberty State Park Essay

    Our city, Jersey City, is known as the most diverse city in America. It has a lot of history of monuments, people, and even schools. Yet there is a place that stands out. The place is called Liberty State Park. It is not only recognized as where you have fun or picnics, but because of its history. Liberty State Park began as the waterfront home for the Lenape. Then, it became the waterfront for the Dutch settlers. They later developed a ferry service to Manhattan in 1661. The northern part of…

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  • Understanding Cultural Diversity Analysis

    Henry Hudson an English explorer, in 1609 landed on Sandy Hook on behalf of the Dutch, who at the time had the greatest mercantile fleet in the world, however, it was not until 1624 when Dutch colonialist first settled on the island of Manhattan, which was inhabited by various tribes notably the Lenape and Munsee people who belong to the Algonquain family group. The Dutch founded New Amsterdam and before long the sprawling metropolis that is today New York City came to fruition, the history that…

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  • Chief Obwandiyag Biography

    French had worked together to trade furs and materials to co-exist together. The Native people had benefitted from trade because they were able to use guns instead of bow and arrows; they had now acquired pots and pans making it easier to cook. As the Europeans had benefited from the fur trade and they were able to make hats and clothing from what was then considered valuable fur. Both the Native people and Europeans had been able to create a way to living together and had some form of peace at…

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  • Importance Of Urban Anthropology

    Long before European settlers took hold of New York City, the Lenape tribe were natives to this land. “Around 11, 000 years before the first Europeans sailed through the Narrows, the Lenape people foraged, hunted and fished the regional bounty”¹. In the early 1500’s a man named Giovanni da Verrazano was the first European explorer to ever land on New York’s soil. In the ear of 1609, a man named Henry Hudson discovered and created the first settlement while sailing up and down the Atlantic coast…

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