By the 1980s, perspectives had changed and legal challenges and policy questions arose about licensing a dam in a national park. After several years of political processes, Congress settled the issue in 1992. According to the Elwha River Ecosystem and Fisheries Restoration Act (1992), the main purpose of removal of the project dams is for the full restoration of the Elwha River ecosystem and native anadromous fisheries. The consideration for acquisition of the Projects shall be $29.5 million and no more, to be paid by the Secretary to the owner and local industrial consumer (Elwha River Ecosystem and Fisheries Restoration Act,
Journal 5.4 Initiate a Call: Research Proposal Feedback Feedback for my previous assignment showed what needed to be addressed in the final research proposal due in week six. In addition, because of so much information the direction of my paper was
While white settlers bought up lottery tickets and a chance at Cherokee land, the Georgia Legislature began to pass new laws that would override Cherokee sovereignty. Georgia ruled that meetings of the Cherokee Legislature and courts would be illegal and anyone living on Cherokee land and not Cherokee were subject to approval under Georgia law. Some would blatantly reject these imposes of Georgia, one being Samuel Worchester, a white missionary who lived in Cherokee territory for years was jailed and sentenced to “hard labor.” Georgia state legislator’s efforts, were in essence to write the Cherokees out of existence, ignoring the nation’s constitution, borders and laws in the pursuit of Cherokee land. When Cherokee’s approached President
The Canadian Pacific Railway was built to help make this happen, but the North-West Rebellion broke out. This rebellion took place in today’s Saskatchewan and Alberta The North-West rebellion was mainly fought by the Metis peoples, directed at the Canadian government as they felt that Canada was not protecting their rights and their land to the extent they agreed through treaty. Big Bear was the head chief of the Metis people, he was striving for a United Cree Nation and to discuss the agreement on treaty six and see if they could adjust it. Big Bear felt that they were not given enough as it was their land originally and they should be able to take what they want. The Metis and Aboriginals were only given about 640 acre of land through treaty six.
The English colonists between the time period of 1744 and 1748 were involved in clashes with the French known as King George 's War. In the time following King George 's War the affiliation between the English, French, and Iroquois shattered. After King George 's War, the Iroquois handed out trading concessions in the interior to English merchants which caused the French to have some concern. The French had believed that the English were going to use the concessions as a part of their plan to expand into their territories. In response to this, the French began to build fortresses in the Ohio Valley in which the English thought was a hazard to them and planned for military action.
Mistakes were made by both parties of the short lived battle. Most of which were completed by the United States army and government. For starters, the United States government had no right to eradicate the Native Americans from their tribes. Attempting to move these people was a bad call and should not have been made. All of the Native Americans that stood up against the government made the right call.
In the book I Wish I’d Been There, there are two chapters that can easily be compared, the McGillivray Moment and Chief Joseph Surrenders, for they both had to do with Native Americans, and how they were kicked off their land. Both were made promises that weren’t kept,by American Generals. even if meant twisting the rules of war and going against the law. In The McGillivray Moment, President George Washington was worried that the Creek Nation was going to over inhabit the land to the west of the Mississippi river, also known as the land of America’s future. Washington was now faced with a problem, “The land west of the Mississippi must be inhabited by whites…, and the rights of the Native Americans to their tribal land must be protected.” That’s when Washington met Chief McGillivray, McGillivray was one of the,” twenty-seven Indian Chiefs representing all the major tribes of the Creek Nation” that paraded into the capital of the newly created
The primary question presented by the Trail of Tears, is whether or not the forced removal qualifies as genocide. To answer that question, the history of events before, during, and after the removal must be analyzed to fully understand the situation. Since European settlers continuously settled in Native American owned land, growing tensions escalated to the point that the US government sought action. The Cherokee sought to find peaceful resolutions in order to maintain rights to their land and to prevent further conflicts. However, as more European settlers arrived the Cherokee traded, intermarried, and adopted European customs all while being “…pressured to give up traditional home-lands,” (Johnston, 2003).
The cultural differences and control over resources between Native Americans and Americans led to a long journey of Native Americans relocating west due to their land being illegally confiscated from them. The overgrowing population of Americans was the cause of the unjust and inhumane treatment of Native Americans in order for them rapidly expand their culture. Still, Native Americans continued to protect their common title of their land and preserve their existence until thousands of them were forced to move west because Americans didn’t follow through with their agreements, taking away their nation and their spirits. “Both congress and the states were eager to make the lands of western tribes available to American citizens, but none had
During his journey west, a new prime minister and government were established. This government did not approve of the Northwest Mounted Police formation, therefore had lost confidence in the force. French decided attempted numerous times to challenge the government and each time the government refused his requests. French “kept advancing reasons to visit the capital, but his political masters kept denying his requests. When he offered to pay for the trip and still was turned down, he knew his position was untenable” (Macleod, 2005).
Forced Move of The Cherokee Nation The forced move of the Cherokee nation was not a correct action taken by the government at that point of history. It was unfair for the Cherokees, most strongly disagree with the treaty, it violated the Cherokee’s rights, and caused many to die. it also failed to follow the constitution It was very unfair for the Cherokees to be removed from their homeland, where their ancestors have lived and made it their home. The Cherokees representatives that agreed to the treaty was only a few, and was elected by the Georgia government, who chose them because they support the removal. “...Sir, that paper...Cold a treaty is not ready at all because it was not sanctioned by the great body of the Cherokee and made without their participation or assent.” Major Wm.
As a result, trading became problematic in America, since the Mississippi River was a major trade route. Since Jay didn’t have an army to force the British out of America, he used his words to persuade them. Document E: After America defeated the British, land claim conflicts arose among the states. America eventually came up with a solution. The solution was that the government will sell the land west of Pennsylvania and north of the Ohio River, and the money collected will go to the treasury.
The capture of the Red River increased the Atchafalaya’s power. At the Old River we would lose the American Ruhr. The Army’s name for its operation here was Old River Control. The corps dammed the Old River in 1963, and they wanted to kill the Atchafalaya but, the Atchafalaya was used to relieve pressure and keep New Orleans from ending up like Yucatan. It was also the source of water in swamps and bayous for the Cajun world.