The war time and peace time mentioned at the same time. He describes peacetime situations to people away from wartime. He mentions two different things, manmade war machines and natural phenomena (lighting, wind, and dust). It can be a bridge between the Trojan world and his familiar Greek world. ( C.Moulton, 1983) In one hand, he mentions the farms and rural areas of the peacetime to highlight how war is ferocious and ugly.
This travel became known as the “trails of tears”. These Native Americans were not how white settlement described them. Many of the tribes adopted Euro-american practices and created their own communities with schools and churches, even developed their own languages and created bilingual newspapers. These tribes were more civilized then we are lead to believe. White Americans loathed the Indians because they were “undeserving” of the fertile land they had.
Dartmouth’s existence was, in part, based on the idea that Native Americans needed to be educated, and cultured. However, the plan to educate and culture Native American never really got traction, with very few Native American students being enrolled. Dartmouth, nonetheless, adopted their image for the school’s mascot, and as it turned out, greatly exploited it. In the Hovey Murals, depicted and painted by Walter Beach Humphrey, we see how Dartmouth used the Native American image disrespectfully. Throughout
The puritans also made peace with the Indian tribes which was crucial for their survival. In comparison, John Smith and William Bradford were very different people. John Smith was a selfish man who only cared about himself and William Bradford cares about his people. Their judgment was different. While Smith didn 't want any part with the help of the Indian tribes Bradford learned from the Indian tribes.
"Identities" and "Totem" are two similar stories that refer to eachother around racisim, jusgemental, and discrimination. Reading both stories there were three things that came to my mind were racisim, judgmental, and discrimination In "Totem" it refers to people trying to get rid of First Nations people and culture. Trying to find a temporary place for the totem pole is like telling First Nations people that they have to leave and move onto a reserve. Asking for "government assistance," people don 't realize that the government had a huge effect on First Nation 's people and their culture as they were discriminated and taken away from their home and land. In "Identities" the story refers to mistaking another person 's identity and who they are.
From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever.” After the long walk on the Trail, the compromise of the Act was not kept.. When the Natives arrived at the reservations, they found horrible land, even though the government said it would be good land (Wright). It was instead rocky land that they couldn't even farm on. The Natives believed that the land could not be owned by anyone, but they knew that any land they would live on, would be owned by the United States. Soon settlers came and took the reservations.
The Army fought them at a certain disadvantage,the Army had to learn to become half indian before it could fight the indians on anything like even terms. We seem not so much to have coveted the lands in the trails than for the soil.The Indians themselves had lived there all their lives,had conquered their environment and were happy in it. They made a bitter fight,which they can’t be blamed for.The Indians was protecting what had been theirs for a long time. What was they supposed to, just lay down and let harm be done to their families and friends . wouldn't you defend what was yours from someone trying to unlawfully take something of
The Native Americans were treated very cruelly and scornfully by white settlers and the American Government. The white settlers and the Government did not show any slight altruism towards the Native Americans' and therefore took their land by force by cheating them through treaties or relinquishing them off with soldiers or after battles. The Trail of Tears was a devastating event that occurred in the 1830's and an example of a grueling era. In 1830 The Indian Removal Act was passed by the authorization of president Andrew Jackson.” Five Civilized Tribes, the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek and Seminole. Some people rejected the idea and did not feel it was right to support the Indian Removal Act.
In addition, their children were forced to study in schools separate from American children, after the historical event from Chinese immigrants in this period resulting in affected the else greatly. Before the issue of the immigration Act of 1965, the US decision made based on the family reunion or contain needed skills would give priority to them live in the US. Therefore, they would not identify racial and ethnic approve of another ethnic live in the US. The African American "forgotten war" in 1812 caused by the inequality and lack of freedom in the US, and, the white people had prejudice and black autonomy in the history, however after American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln and other leaders had liberated slavery in 1965. In the fall of 1906, “segregation plan began, triggering a significant negative reaction in Japan” (P.11).
The Dawes act nullified previous land allotments forced upon the Native Americans by the federal government. This new act insured that the allotted land, that the Native Americans were forced to live on and rebuild their lives, will now be given to white settlers. I don’t think this act is fair or just. It’s other process that is trying to get rid of the Native American culture and lifestyle. They’re separating big parts of the region, and making them relocate to a smaller area.
The United States gave the Indians time to move west and those that had not done so by choice were forced. The removal of the Indians was a long going issue for The United States, that no one knew just how to deal with. “Some officials in the early years of the American republic, such as President George Washington, believed that the best way to solve this “Indian problem” was simply to “civilize” the Native
128). When times were rough for the Chickasaws in the 18th century, warfare brought their numbers down to merely 400. (Calloway, pg. 128) The near extinction of their tribe called for the help of their English allies that put them in this situation. In order to prevent the downfall of their own kind, they asked the Governor of South Carolina to return the members of their tribe that were sent to other nations and for weapons and ammunition to help protect their homeland (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, pg.
These schools have been described as an instrument to wage intellectual, psychological, and cultural warfare to turn Native Americans into “Americans”. There are many reports of young Native Americans losing all cultural belonging. According to an interview with NPR, Bill Wright was sent to one of these schools. He lost his hair, his language, and then his Navajo name. When he was able to return home, he was unable to understand or speak to his grandmother.
He caused the death of hundreds of Indians. The Indian Removal Act was put in place to get land from the Indians to expand America. Courts told Jackson that he couldn 't take the Indians land. While the law was passed by congress. Andrew Jackson didn 't care he forced them walk to new land and hundreds of Indians died which was the Trail of Tears.