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  • Analysis Of Growing Tensions : Assimilation Within Modernity

    Growing Tensions: Assimilation Within Modernity Much of American history glosses over the Indian experience; the European notion that indigenous peoples were inferior and “savage” reinforced their justification for years of conquest, killing, and destruction. The stories of two native boys reflect the pain of their ceaseless struggle and highlight the repressed suffering felt as they tried to progress in society, simultaneously inching further from their history. In his short story, and then I…

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  • Pottawatomi Tribe Essay

    There are a lot of Native American tribes out in the world that not many people are familiar with, Potawatomi is one of them. Before researching I did not know that this tribe still existed today. The Potawatomi Native American tribe goes back a long while in history. “Prior to the 1500 A.D. the Potawatomi tribe migrated to the shores of Lake Michigan” (Loew, 2001, p. 99). They have lived in the Great Lake region for at least four centuries (Potawatomi Culture). The Potawatomi tribe…

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  • Indian Lands By David E. Wilkins, Winnebagos, Apaches, And Dakotas

    Native American response paper This response paper will be on the articles A Tour of Indian Peoples and Indian Lands by David E. Wilkins and Winnebagos, Cherokees, Apaches, and Dakotas by Debra Merskin. The first article discusses what the Indian tribes were and where they resided. There are many common terms to refer to the native people including American Indians, Tribal nations, indigenous nations, first peoples, and Native Americans. Alaskan natives are called by their territories like the…

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  • Advantages Of European Conquest Of The America

    Europeans an advantage over the native’s since they feared the animal. European culture gave them an advantage since they recorded and passed down detailed information and knowledge including navigation, technology and conquest of the New World and of Native people of the region. The European desire to find new land and search of treasures gave them an aggressive…

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  • The Good Indian Friend Analysis

    we would think not only twice but rather three or four times before we went on in speaking our minds. The United States of America symbolizes freedom; the statue of liberty located in the city of New York, is a good representation of what we as Americans are guaranteed. Freedom of speech, the right to follow any religion, and the right to love and marry whoever we want are among the very few. Though these are rights granted to us by our constitution, there is a dark shadow that many minorities…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between African Americans And Native Americans

    When it comes to comparing African Americans and Native Americans, there are many similarities and differences between two racial minorities. Something that can be similar and different is the food. Native Americans eat corn, squash, beans, meat, and much more. African Americans, on the other hand, eat the same foods, but they also eat a kind of food called soul food. According to Johnnetta B. Cole, her grandma would often times make “…biscuits, bacon and ham from their smoke house, homemade…

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  • The Influence Of Art And Architecture In American History

    of all different sorts is the goal of many artists in American history. Artists react to events as they occur, voicing their opinion through visuals rather than words. Sometimes the opinions of the artists reflect the public opinion, and sometimes they reveal reality. Art and architecture are important to U.S and world history, not just for understanding the past, but interpreting the present. The Colonial period was a critical time in American History that would shape the remaining course of…

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  • Bradford Vs. Smith's Perspectives Of William Bradford And John Smith

    prose and dealings with the Native peoples that religion was the most important aspect in all of their decisions; and in turn illuminate religion to be of the greatest values of European…

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  • Analysis Of Ondaatje's Running In The Family

    Ondaatje’s Running in the Family, a fictionalized memoir, seeks to accurately present his adaptation to life in an unfamiliar country through its disjointed and illogical nature of the structure, allowing the reader to truly comprehend his perspective. Ondaatje’s identity is represented by his unique desire to present his memories in irrational and imaginary themes, and his argue to represent the natural characteristics of his ancestors. The memoir represents glimpses of the author’s family…

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  • Wealth Disparity

    article, Double Divide, by Meizhu Lui explains how the government has taken land from the Native Americans. Native Americans like African Americans have been groups subjected to crucial harmful acts by the government. For instance the Homestead Act. This Act allowed for land to be transferred to whites from Native Americans. It gave 160 acres of land to farms from Native Americans for free. Native Americans were kicked out their land and forced to move cruelly by the government. After the…

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