Trail of Tears

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  • Andrew Jackson's Democracy In The United States

    decision of the court and going against the federal government. The Cherokee were ordered to move off of their land, and were forced to walk from Georgia to Indian Territory. Over four thousand Indians died during this trip that was later called The Trail of Tears (“The Andrew Jackson Administrations” 10). Jackson had previously expressed…

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  • Personal Analysis: In The White Man's Image

    Hyeon Chung 10/24/17 SSCI 350 Personal Analysis of “In the White Man’s Image” The film “In the White Man’s Image” illustrates how white Americans wanted to civilize Native Americans. Anglo Americans, settlers who colonized United States, encroached on the land and culture of Native Americans. At that time, any hostile or violent behavior toward Whites’ intention was punished severely. Moreover, Whites believed that Native Americans needed to conform to the white way of civilization in order to…

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  • Causes Of Conflict Between Natives And Settlers

    Did you know that when the settlers came to the North-West it caused conflict between the Natives and the Settlers.Well in the 1800´s the U.S. government and the Native Americans negotiated 500 treaties throughout the U.S.to give up their land and get ¨benefits¨.Plus the settlers had no idea of the Natives cultural beliefs about the land and friendships so they caused most of the conflict because the settlers didn´t know their beliefs. The Natives and settlers beliefs of land ownership were…

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  • What Are The Causes Of Anti-British Rebellion

    The company’s regime in India eventually came to an end in 1857, when there was an outbreak of an anti-British rebellion. The introduction of the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle was the main cause of the rebellion. The cartridges that contained the gunpowder were greased with animal fat. While Muslim soldiers were prohibited to eat pork, it was forbidden for many Hindu soldiers to eat beef. Due to these religious views, a colossal uproar was caused. Thereby, many Indian soldiers refused to use…

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  • Native American Treaty Making

    Ben Nighthorse Campbell, a Cheyenne Indian and past U.S Senator, once said, “treaties are promises between two nations. And whether they are going to be valid or not, and whether they are going to last or not, is based on the heart and belief of the people that are participating.” (Harjo,221). This short statement is packed with reference to historical treatment and intent of American Indian treaties, acknowledgement of the continued power of treaty making in the present and the lasting social,…

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  • Civil War: The Cherokee Nation

    The Cherokee Nation The Cherokee Nation was involved in the Civil War as a “foreign ally.” Their location was on Confederate lands, which made them an ally of the rebellion. The Confederacy was highly outnumbered by the Union, so the Cherokee Nation was a benefit for the Confederacy. The weapons they invented were new to the Confederacy, but they quickly learned because it was their only shot at becoming less outnumbered with weapons. The Cherokees made a positive impact on the size of the…

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  • Creek's Manifest Destiny

    The Creek Indians were a powerful and bold group of individuals that united to protect themselves from larger groups of Indians in the Southern region of America. Creek established towns could be found throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina in woodland areas along winding creeks or rivers. As the Creeks settled in different areas, they took their culture with them. Their town square was used for many events: festivals, dances, rituals and even council meetings when the weather…

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  • Gilded Age: Does Real Freedom Exist?

    Does “Real” Freedom Exist? The answer is vague, depending on whom you ask. During the Gilded Age (from 1870 to 1890) in the West, Native Americans and the government had different views and it’s clear that there’s inequality. Native Americans did not have real freedom as the government claimed because they did not have the same rights as American citizens. Real freedom is not based on how you look, what you believe, and where you used to reside. As the first Americans, Indians should’ve been…

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  • Western Expansion On Native American Culture Analysis

    Expansion of the west definitely impacted the Native Americans in plenty of ways, it changed their culture and way of life. Native Americans were forced to adjust to the American way of life, although not all Native Americans wanted to such as Chief Sitting Bull but others took the change peacefully like Chief Black Kettle. What caused the expansion to the west was the transcontinental railroad which linked the nation. In order to build the railroad and allow settlers to move in along it the US…

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  • Mark Spence's Dispossessing The Wilderness

    The image I found on Google presents a quiet, free, and peaceful scenery of the nature. Everything happened there are by God’s will. There are no government regulations, no uneven development of places, and no inequality between people. Residents who lived there adopt a free lifestyle; they do not need to worry about what will happen tomorrow. There is no worry and no regret for the residents because they follow their hearts and let other people to decide whether they are serious or not.…

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