In the Chief Joseph’s speech, many examples were used to symbolize one main topic. This subject that Chief Joseph was getting to was that the white settlers should not have done what they have done. He explains about all the stuff done to his people and how simple treaties or apologizes will not be forgiven for the people and land that him and his people had lost. As I was listening, I agreed to his reasoning as it was truthful, and upstanding. What the white man did to his people and their possessions, such as land, game, or rights, was not acceptable and should be recognized.
Choosing Home I had chosen Sitting Bull’s speech he gave for he was honest and true in every word he spoke that is why it is a short speech he went straight to the main ideas. In Sitting Bull’s speech, “The life my people want is a life of freedom” he explains why he and his people wish to live freely. Bull also explains his beliefs as a Native American from the Sioux nation he believed that he was put here on earth for a reason. Bull’s speech compares his people to those of white color. He expresses the unfairness to be told to live on a reservation “The life of a white men is slavery” (Bull 169).
Crow helped Custer to defeat Lakota Sioux because the Lakota Sioux were trying to take over the land of the people of Crow. So, in hopes of saving their territory, Crow scouts helped Custer and his men. How many Indians assembled along the banks of the Little Bighorn/Greasy Grass? How many were warriors? More than 6,000 Indians gathered along the banks of the Greasy Grass and 1800 of them were warriors. Why did Custer feel pressure to attack quickly?
Reflection #3 This reflection paper will be focusing on two different documents that are explored within the book Native American Testimony by Nabokov. The first document that will be discussed titled I Have Spoken. This can be found within Chapter 9, section 4. The reason why I chose to go further in depth with this document, is because the title itself stands out to me.
Some factors that best explain the success enjoyed by the 16th century conquistadors in conquering Native American empires include riding horses, wearing helmets, advanced weaponry, intimidation, strategy, and disease. Riding horses allowed the conquistadors to move fast and carry their weapons with them, causing fear in the Natives and their defeat. The conquistadors wore helmets that helped protect their heads from the Native American retaliation; this is a very vulnerable part of the body when not protected. Advanced weapons such as guns were terrifying to the Native Americans instilling fear in them and put them at a disadvantage in fighting off the conquistadors. Conquistadors were also armed with very perfected swords that were much
Jackson’s plans of removal were favored by many Americans as he convinced them that it was practical and for the better good of Native Americans. Jackson stated that he had given them many incentives to leave. Native Americans would be provided with ample supplies and supported for a year after their move to western lands. Jackson believed that this was a practical resolution to the issues developing between the two nations. Jackson acknowledged that the intrusion of Americans onto western land was occurring, but he did not believe that it was a genuine problem.
Andrew Jackson, in his “Address on Indian Removal” speech, argues that his Act, which relocates Native Americans in the South East, is ultimately beneficial for both the United States and the Indians. To slowly degrade the opinions congressmen have on the Indians and conjure sympathetic emotions, Jackson uses derogatory words which further diminish the little respect congressmen have for the Native Americans. For example, almost every paragraph contains the word “savage” which connotes incivility, barbarism, and stupidity. The use of “savage” allows Jackson to imply that America is better than the “red men” and should decide their fate in order to protect them. Furthermore, towards the end of the second paragraph Jackson uses words like “retard,”
In this essay I will compare the Cobras and the Pit bulls based on the text “Battered Women Face Pit Bulls and Cobras JANE E. BRODY”. I will show the similarities and the differences between both of them, and give my own perspective to this topic. when comparing the pitt Bulls to the Cobras the first thing that comes to mind is that both of them had traumatic childhood (in different ways). A lot of the times people connect to the fact they are violent adults to the fact they suffered from violence in the childhood.
America is a country where tenacious individuals unified, and took control over the land that is now rightfully ours. The grueling hardships of my ancestors must not go unnoticed and disregarded- we must take control back over our country. The savages are hindering our progress in the expansion of land ownership, and therefore hindering our progress as a maturing nation. Indian habitation immobilizes the advancement of population, wealth, and power, and the Removal Act will in turn correct these derailments. Andrew Jackson, who I support fully, made several important points about the aboriginal population and the importance of relocating them.
Bullfighting Bullfighting is a spectacle that is practiced mainly in European countries such as Spain,Portugal, and France as well as Latin American countries, such as Mexico. During this event the bulls fought in a bullring, mainly known as “arena” which is an especial open central circular amphitheatre that during the spectacle would be surrounded by a lot of people. Even do the spectacle of bullfighting has existed in one form or another since ancient days, throw the years the discussion about this topic has increased because there are people speaking in name of the animal rights accusing the bullfighting as a blood sport , an barbarous event that promote violence but on the other hand as I said before its ancient tradition, symbol of the culture of several countries, and there are people standing for what they call art.
In her book, Andersson quotes a New York Times article on the death of Sitting Bull that ended with a comment that said Indian police made a “good Indian out of him.” This plays on the proverb that the only good Indian is a dead one. This was a harsh and unsympathetic thing to say about a deceased man but it shows the views of whites towards Native Americans, especially those Native Americans who were considered “plotters” or troublemakers. This type of insensitivity was common in most newspapers; however, some did attempt to run more pro-native stories. Those that did often looked for the reasons behind why the Ghost Dance had taken roots and often pinned blame on the federal government for pushing natives to such desperation.
Believe it or not, the Sioux Nation still suffers from many problems. The teen suicide rate is by 150%. The Sioux Nation does not have health insurance, good education, etc. The Sioux Nation is unable to live a happy, healthy, long, life. There are two major conflicts in Saga of The Sioux.