Trail of Tears

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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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  • Examples Of Equality For African Americans In 1876

    During 1876 I feel that Native Americans were considered “less equal” perhaps not in an overall sense but considering that the thirteenth through fifteenth amendments were nearing it seems as though legislation that was aimed at helping Native Americans would have to wait until the 20th century. Just a year after the one hundredth anniversary of the Dawes Severalty Act was instituted offering allotment to Native Americans, this act would take tribes who in many cases had already been relocated…

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  • Andrew Jackson And The Cherokee In The 1800's

    In the 1800’s when America was still developing as a new country, there were still many conflicts proceeding throughout that period. Andrew Jackson served as the seventh president and his main concern was the removal of the Cherokee tribe from their own land. As a result, the Cherokee people were divided amongst themselves because of this act President Jackson wanted to enforce. While many Cherokee people ignored Jackson’s instructions and stay in their land, few did go to what is now Oklahoma.…

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  • Shawnee Indian Tribe Research Paper

    The Shawnee Indian tribe originated in the Tennessee region. They migrated to many other parts of America including Pennsylvania. They adopted lifestyles that were best suited for the regions that they lived in. Many of the Shawnee tribes lived in Wigwams which was a temporary shelter that are small cone-shaped houses made of wooden frames with arched roofs. Some wigwams were covered with buffalo hides if they were available in the area. The Shawnee tribes in Pennsylvania ate fish and game…

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  • Sitting Bull Research Paper

    I am going to talk about Sitting Bull. Born in 1831 in South Dakota and died on December the 15th of the year 1890 in Standing Rock Indian Reserve, sitting bull is a tribal chief and physician of the Lakotas Hunkpapas (Sioux). Sitting Bull gained the title of "holy man sioux", or "wičháša wakȟáŋ". His holy man's responsibilities were mainly the understanding of complex religious rituals and the management of Sioux's belief . He is one of the leading Native Americans resisting the US…

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  • Chief Joseph Thesis

    Chief Joseph Chief Joseph(hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt) was born march 3,1840 in Wallowa valley,Oregon. Chief Joseph was a Nez Perce Indian chief who faced with settlement by whites of tribal lands in Oregon and led his followers in a dramatic effort to escape to Canada . Chief Joseph,known by his people as (hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt) (thunder coming up over the land from the water), was best known for his tribe into reservations.The nez perce were a peaceful…

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