Sac and Fox Nation

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  • Essay On Black Hawk War

    “At the age of fifteen Black Hawk killed a brave in a battle with the Osage Indians, and two years later he was the leader of a war party.” Though during his time, there was a change going throughout the land. The migration of white settlers began to threaten his lands. Soon there was a surplus of white settlers. And the region of Illinois became a state.However, this wouldn’t stop there. “In 1804 he had signed a treaty that—he thought—conveyed only some hunting rights in Sac and Fox lands to white Americans. When he found that he had in fact ceded some 50 million acres to the U.S. government, Black Hawk joined the Shawnee leader Tecumseh and the British in opposing American expansion during the War of 1812.” "My reason teaches me that land cannot be sold," Black Hawk stated. "The great spirit gave it to his children to live upon and cultivate, and so long as they occupy and cultivate it they have the right to the soil. But if they voluntarily leave it, then any other people have a right to settle upon it. Nothing can be sold but such things as can be carried away" Black Hawk added.(War of 1812. Natives joined hoping to get rid of the American settlers. After the war, tensions were still there, if not…

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  • Kiowa Tribe Research Paper

    Kiowa ranged north of the Wichita Mountains. The Kiowa and Comanche controlled a vast expanse of territory from the Arkansas River to the Brazos River. The enemies of the Kiowa were usually the enemies of the Comanche. To the east, there was warfare with the Osage and Pawnee.In the early 18th[dubious – discuss] century, the Cheyenne and Arapaho began camping on the Arkansas River and new warfare broke out. In the south of the Kiowa and Comanche were Caddoan speakers, but the Kiowa and Comanche…

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  • Trail Of Tears: Response To The Indian Removal Act

    government passed the Treaty of New Echota in 1835 to justify the policies of the removal. The treaty was the result of a mutual agreement between a local Cherokee leader, along with a small constituency of Indians known as the Treaty Party, and the United States. When these Cherokees signed the Treaty of New Echota, most of them signed their own death warrants because the Cherokee Nation Council…

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  • Kaw People Vs Absentee Landowners

    Landowners the interesting connection between both essays is that not only were the Indians moved off the land but settlers and their descendants who wanted the land were priced out of the land in Chase County. Both essays are connected by the simple fact that as land became more valuable only the most powerful or richest could own the land and as a result both the Kaw and people of Chase County have became more dependent on others for support. First the Native Americans were moved off the…

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  • Westward Expansionism

    attempts of another nation more warlike and ambitious.” Even more so, other federalists felt that buying Louisiana from an enemy during such a time will take away importance from the eastern states, like when William Plumer said, “...You destroy with a single operation the whole weight and importance of the eastern states.” But Jefferson had to get over his beliefs of strict interpretation of the constitution and recognize that the US could get an entire new frontier in the west for an extremely…

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