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    review our History. But there comes a time when we have to ask ourselves if the History we know is true or if it has been manipulated in some shape or form. It is important to know exactly who is teaching us our History. In the United States our textbooks are created and reviewed by the Texas Board of Education (Class Notes). To be a member of the board you do not need to have a degree in History or English (Class Notes). Actually you do not even need to have a college degree at all! How can we allow someone who has no knowledge of History…

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    The peace between the Native Americans and the Europeans settlers did not last very long due to years of mistrust and fighting for control of land both laid claim to. Tensions reached a boiling point during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. Jackson became a leading advocate for the removal of Native Americans from their lands. In his first and second annual address to Congress, Andrew Jackson presented his controversial stance on forcing the Native Americans out of United States territory. His…

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    Beginning in the early nineteenth century, the idea of expansionism, settling all of the lands on this continent from coast-to-coast, led to the mindset that Americans came to call Manifest Destiny. As more and more Americans moved west; however, conflict arose with the Native Americans, Mexicans, British, and Spanish who had laid claim to these lands for generations. While the problems encountered were many, they mainly centered on who actually owned the land; just how much land was…

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    the Proclamation of 1763 was issued by the British to keep American colonists from moving westward, but this caused more conflict between American colonists and the British because the colonists wanted more land. Native Americans living in the west felt threatened by the colonists because it was their land that the colonists wanted. Unfortunately, for the Native Americans, the British did not win the American Revolution and thus begun the abuse against Native American rights by the United States…

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    independence from England; it would make the United States a truly independent nation. The war resulted in the succession of the United States, but would bring forth repercussions. One example of these consequences was the grim lives of the Native Americans following the war. The Indian Removal Act forced Native Americans out of their homes, off their land, and onto reservations. Natives pushed to be recognized and respected as a race, but their efforts proved futile. Foreign relations brought…

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    years, Native American women have been taken advantage of and abused just for being who they are. Native American women would go into a health facility for a simple check-up, but when they come out, they no longer have the ability to bear a child. The procedure that doctors gave unwillingly to these women is known as sterilization. Female sterilization is when women can no longer become pregnant and this is possible by “blocking the fallopian tubes, that sperm cannot meet with and fertilize an…

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    the United States should do to make up for the injustices it inflicted on native americans ? I believe that the United States should give money to the Native Americans. Even though the money would not make up for the lives lost and everything else but it will give new opportunities to the native americans right now. If we give money back to the native americans we should give it to them in a beneficial way. One way we could give the money is to give it to the native american families…

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    moving west and looking for places to settle. Native Americans occupied the Great Plains, and the white people were about to take over. Starting around the 1860s, the United State’s government started forcing the native peoples to leave their homelands and either move into the designated areas called “reservations”, or in some cases be exiled to Mexico. The Native people did not like this forceful threat at all, particularly because in the reservations they could not hunt buffalo, one of…

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    5 important policies imposed on Native Americans: The Indian Removal Act was passed in the US in 1830 to provide legal grounds for the expulsion of Indians from the states east of the Mississippi River. The law authorized the president to begin negotiations with tribes living within the states to exchange their lands for lands purchased in 1803 in the Louisiana Purchase. On February 8, 1887, the US Congress passed the "General Allotment Act". Later, he became widely known as the Dawes Act. The…

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    The United States and Britain have had different confrontations that occurred due to economic, political or social problems. Between the years 1775 and 1783 there was what was the First War of US independence, where the United States sought to be independent and stop relying on Britain, there were positive results. After that war 29 years passed and another conflict between the United States and Great Britain emerged, this conflict led to a war called the War of 1812 or the Anglo-American War in…

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