Trail of Tears

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  • Differences And Similarities Between Sitting Bull And Sitting Blackmore

    William Blackmore and Sitting Bull both had different viewpoints over who should have ownership of the western lands. William Blackmore believed that the Native Americans would soon die out, leaving room for a “higher and more civilized race.” He used derogatory terms such as “savages” or “Red Men” to belittle the Native Americans. Blackmore made it clear that even though the Native Americans had a population of just 300,000, their hunting practices and free roaming lifestyle took up valuable…

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  • Pine Ridge Reservation Summary

    The Native Americans faced many obstacles throughout their transition to the Pine Ridge Reservation. Some of which were caused by the whites, others by their own people. These challenges caused multiple deaths of both the Native Americans and the Whites. One of the largest causes of death for the Native Americans was epidemics and diseases brought by the Whites. The Natives have grown immune or nearly immune to the conditions and diseases that have been a part of their culture in the past. When…

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  • Oka Crisis Research Paper

    roadblocks, but received no response. Jean Ouellette then asked the provincial police named the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) for to butt heads with the Mohawk protesters and their barricades. On July 11, 1990 the SQ entered the the barricaded area and used tear gas…

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  • The Potawatomi Nation: Indian Removal Act Of 1830

    The Potawatomi Nation was one of the many nations and tribes removed from their land during the Indian Removal Act of 1830.These members have traveled all over the states before they finally made home in present day Shawnee, Oklahoma. Where they came from, who they were, and what has changed in the Potawatomi Nation. First of all, The Potawatomi Nation was a great tribe that started in the Wabash River valley of Indiana. When the Indian Removal acts after the 1833 Treaty of Chicago they were…

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  • The Age Of Jackson Writing Assessment

    “The Age of Jackson” Writing Assessment Andrew Jackson should not be commemorated on the $20 bill. While he was a great president, believer in the people’s will, and well respected, he ultimately did more bad than good. One example of this is the removal of Native Americans from U.S. territory, knows as the Indian Removal Act. Jackson decided to relocate the Native Americans after gold was discovered in their lands, which was already desired by the American government. He planned to pass a law…

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  • Analysis Of Retrospect: Reel Native Americans By Neil Diamond

    Being of Native American descent; my grandmother (Bessie) a proud Cherokee woman, it was almost natural for me to be drawn to the work of the artist Neil Diamond. “Retrospect: Reel Native Americans” (pp. 428-434) provides us with a glimpse into the transformations made, in the depiction of Native Americans spanning a fifty plus year period. Once, depicted as nothing more than a war mongering savage, through time we bear witness to the softening of the imagery used in the portrayal of the Native…

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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 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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