The people on the reservations were “anemic on very few rations” (www.nps.gov). During the 1800s the tribes had been abused by being forced onto reservations with little food and water. Sitting Bull did not go to the reservation because he believed that this was unjust. Sitting Bull encouraged his people and many others to leave the reservation and live traditionally. Therefore Sitting Bull was a great leader when the government show exploitation to not only his people but Indian tribes overall which effected the way the government treats the tribes
This compelled the Indians to move onto reservations and give up the right to hunt. By the same token, is of course the loss of life suffered by the Indians. They fought to keep their land, and perished without success. Overall, the Indians were the only side paying for the United States to expand westward, and the United States was forcing them to do so. Is it right to treat people this way, or should someone have stopped this before it
There is no reason as to why would she be offended, instead of talking about how the team did, who the coach is, who they are playing, we get to look on the news about people being upset over a picture on the side of their helmets. Why aren 't we complaining about the “Cowboys”, or the “Steelers” or maybe the “Yankees”, the only reason why this is a big deal for the Redskins, is because it’s a Native American, and we have to feel bad for them. The Redskins is a big deal because we took their land, they are poor, they were here first, we missed treated them, they don 't look like that, and we have to feel bad for everyone that is worse off than us. We have always seen an Indian with a Tomahawk, paint, and Tepees, even in children books, so why aren 't we offended by those books? When I see a Native American, I see people who have “overcame adversity, they are persevering people” (Anderson).
According to “The Trail of Tears,” Andrew Jackson enforced the Indian Removal Act which ordered the U.S army to force American Indians out of their land. The Indians had no say in this even if they started adapting to American life. They were forced to walk many miles until they reached Oklahoma. Many of them suffered from certain illnesses or they died along the way. Many civilians living in the United States were ashamed of what was happening, but Andrew wanted to fight for what he thought was right.
The government made them walk without provisions and rest. Without these necessities 5000 of the natives died. Andrew Jackson is held responsible for these deaths as a result of not taking care of them. In 1840, thousands upon thousands of Native Americans were uprooted from their homes as a consequence of Jackson’s immoral action.. In 1907, indian territory was gone and the land, now emptie of natives, became oklahoma.
President Andrew Jackson passed a law that stated the removal of the Cherokee Indians. They were forced to migrate elsewhere and leave their land. Their migration was called “The Trail of Tears” because of the negative effects it had on the Cherokees. It should not have happened and the U.S. should not have allowed it because it split apart people that were unified. They already had their own laws, and every clan was recognized.
This ignorance in American policy is best seen through the notable Blood Telegram. American diplomats in the region sent numerous cables to the White House with evidence of torture and genocide. These messages urged higher officials to take on the responsibility of intervention due to the humanitarian crimes being committed. The famous telegram was sent by American consulate Archer Blood, who was serving in Dacca, the capital of East Pakistan. Witnessing the genocide first hand, Blood warned that the “independence of East Pakistan is inevitable”.
White Americans loathed the Indians because they were “undeserving” of the fertile land they had. White settlers wanted this land so bad they burned down house and towns, stole animals and lived in land that didn’t belong to them. They tormented the native Americans for decades and then the state governments started passing laws to strip the Indians of their rights. In two separate cases, (Cherokee
The experiences there where not pleasant. Many other trappers had risked their lives and had died at the hands of the perils of this expedition. The region had become so unpopular because of the heavy loss of lives that no volunteers wanted to step up to tackle this problem. Most thought that they should just leave it alone, but Governor Simpson thought the country held great profit and could be benefited from. He was positive that the previous explorer ‘Alexander Ross’ was just an empty-headed fool.
It is shown that the respect for the Native Americans helped Cabeza, because he writes,“We were people of ill fortune and no worth...The indians were… not at all convinced… we cured the sick… (the spaniards) killed those who were well”(Document D). The Native Americans respected Cabeza, because he showed them respect. If he hadn’t shown any respect, he would have been taken as a slave or killed. The Native Americans thought the spaniards were bad people, so they would have thought the same if Cabeza had acted the
Senators. The book was first to show about how terrible the Indians were being treated. The book highlighted the injustices that the Indian had faced. Many of the people back east were unaware of this. The media had presented the Native American as savages, which most people believed.
My opinion about this chapter is that the writer had different view of Native Americans than what most Americans have today. Americans view the natives as a peaceful people when in fact they fought over land, killed their enemies and torched them they were violent in their own way but they were not as violent as the white people so in my opinion the writer was wrong about saying the Native Americans were as violent as the Americans. An other thing that in my opinion the writer was wrong was by saying the Native Americans were as wasteful by killing the buffalo as the americans were when in fact they were not. There were not as many Natives as Americans so the killing number of participants was lower and when the natives killed the buffalo it was eaten by wolves while in the American side they were not eaten by wolves. In my opinion the author had a different view of the Native Americans than what most people have.My reaction to this chapter was that I learned many new things about the Native Americans that
Although, they are unified because the people that went into the reserves were mostly lied to, and wanted the best for their family. However, this is debatable, they are less unified because the people that fought for their land mostly got shot and killed because the Europeans had better weapons and they also had guns when the Ojibwe had spears and such, and if they worked together less people could of died, they also lost their way of life during these horrific events and were
This started conflict between the nations and allowed the Iroquois to become “lazy” and search for easy and more efficient ways to living. The population drop was mostly due to diseases and played a major part in the crumbling of the confederacy. Lastly, the attack on their sovereignty was the last straw in the complete destruction of their Confederacy. The relocation and constant battle between settlers was a major problem with the Confederacy but also with Native Americans in general. One could say they were successful while it lasted due to their contribution to the United States