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
Look at the Cheyenne tribe, they try to fight for their rights and what do they get? A bloody massacre which resulted in the deaths of 270 of our kind, and most of them were women and children. Then when the Sioux retaliated against the white for committing this atrocity, they got launched into a battle between the white men. We won but at a cost of 100 of our people. All we want is to keep the land the white people
Part two of the Northeast covers the death and destruction those europeans caused with diseases, where 90% of the population died in some instances. Pure greed over their land, with the terrible massacres that happened to the tribes was also covered and how they wore down the Indian’s to not fight. The Southeast covers generally the same tragic situations that took place with the tribes in that region. It also covers the distinction of the farming techniques they acquired along with trading techniques and their cultural relationships among other natives and Europeans. The Southwest covers archeological questions and the deep history with many tribes including the Apacheans who migrated southwards from Canada and Alaska.
Stalin denied the famine that was in Ukraine and continued to export grain that would’ve kept all of those people alive for 2 years. Ukrainians became so desperate they started eating leaves off of trees, killed animals like dogs and cats, other people went completely insane and resorted to cannibalism. People lying on the sidewalks that were still alive sometimes were thought to be dead and were carried away and buried alive. Many countries and international relief organizations tried offering their help but Ukraine turned them away. It’s an estimate that 2.5-7.5 million Ukrainians died altogether.
Many wars happened because the white people weren’t loyal to them, so due to those problems,therefore the Indians hated them. All of their food which was bison, also meaning buffalo, were killed by the military troops and the starving Sioux tribe decided to fight back and to defend themselves from this outrageous problem. Lots of Native Americans and white men died, which in this case, the Sioux fled. The influence the Americans did on their tribe culture made many changes. They offered many advantages and opportunities.
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 act he created was made to relocate Indians off of American land. The biggest outcome of this was the Trail of Tears. On this trail, 16,000 cherokees walked through one of the hardest winters in American history, and only 12,000 survived. Many people blame this on Andrew Jackson, but it was not Andrew which killed them, it was the winter. The US even bought the land before, so the Indians shouldn’t have been there anyway.
Whitmire states that white settlers came to, “the Indian's homes, drove off their cattle, horses, and pigs, and they even rifled the graves for any jewelry, or other ornaments that might have been buried with the dead” (Whitmire). Whitmire shows how the Cherokees were oppressed by the fact that not only were the white settlers forcing them to leave their homes, but that they also destroyed their ancestors burial sites for their riches which was both disrespectful as well as mortifying for their family
Tatiana Pawlichka testified to the United States Ukraine Famine Commission remembering when she saw “All the train stations were overflowing with starving, dying people” (document B). She saw people living in toxic conditions. The government indirectly killed people through their intended food shortages. And, the government killed people when the people disobeyed these laws by sneaking food found in the field.. The UN’s definition
Native Americans are the group of people who are native to America. Moreover, Native Americans were killed by the new diseases brought by the Europeans colonizing America. In addition, Native Americans were also relocated when the Europeans desired the land the Natives were on. Although, the Europeans relocated and killed Native Americans. They were often given large expanses of land and were by treaty relieved of any taxation till perpetuity.