At the time many people were very deep rooted racists. They didn't like that other people that didn't follow their ruling or look like them could have all that untouched land when they needed it for better things. They also were very easy to manipulate, which was the down fall for many that just agreed to so much bad things other were doing, just because they knew how to manipulate them many people got played at that time.
The Sioux are groups of Native American Indians and are tribe people in North America. They have three main languages those are Lakota, Dakota, Nakota. They lived in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and in Iowa. The ones that survived they live in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Montana.
Paleo-Indians are described as the initial Americans, those who set forth the preliminaries of Native American culture. They trekked in bands of around fifteen to fifty individuals, around definite hunting terrains, establishing traditional gender roles of hunter-gatherers. It is agreed that such Paleo-Indians began inhabiting America after the final Ice Age, and that by 1300 B.C.E. human communities had expanded to the point of residing in multiple parts of North America. As these early Native Americans spread out, their sites ranged anywhere from northern Canada to Monte Verde, Chile. These groups sought after stability by going after food sources and ways to advance their small societies in this new hemisphere which they were oblivious to having entered. The Paleo-Indians strived in a semi-nomadic lifestyle where reciprocity was practiced.
The main things that Native American and people today accept that it is a good thing to have could be the balance in the nature . According to the World on the turtle’s back story ,the twin brothers created balance to this world like Yin and Yang which you might often see in many Asian cultures . Yin and Yang represent the Balance in thing ,in black there’s still white and in white there’s still black . Left- handed twin who ‘s considered that he has a crooked mind ended up telling the truth . On the other hand ,the right-handed twin who’s considered that he has a straight mind and always tell the truth ended up lying to his brother . This shows that there’s no completely black or white in this world so the balance between these two is so important
Between 1870 and 1900, an estimated 25 million immigrants had made their way to the United States. This era, titled the Gilded Age, played an extremely important role in the shaping of American society. The United States saw great economic growth and social changes; however, as the name suggested, the Gilded Ages hid a profound number of problems. During this period of urbanization, the publicizing of wealth and prosperity hid the high rates of poverty, crime, and corruption. European immigrants who had come to the United States in search of jobs and new opportunities had fallen into poverty as well as poor working and living conditions. Not only had immigrants been cheated of a promised "comfortable" lifestyle, but the U.S. had also negatively
Capitalism has always been a subject of controversy throughout American history. As America expanded west and developed many new advancements in technology, more specifically the railroad, many people sought to make big profits out of the new and advantageous land. A common argument that historians often put forth about the settlement of the West was that big businesses and entrepreneurs had capitalized on the mostly untouched valuable resources of Western United States and had turned them into commodities thus destroying Native American society. Before America’s expansion into the West, Native American tribes lived in a society free of the capitalistic ideals, which in turn, made them less concerned about profit and more concerned about their
Although many history classes have taught us that Native American societies were primitive, Charles Mann along with other historians argued that Native Americans did possessed a complexed history prior to Columbus, closer examination shows that they had large rich societies in, architecture, and agriculture. Mann believes the “Indian” population was larger, and their societies more accomplished, than was earlier believed. He estimates 40-60 million, but the count keeps rising. Another false belief was that the Indians lived on the land without touching it. In fact, they used "slash and burn" to clear and create grasslands for cultivation. In the north, Indians also used this method to pushed back the hordes of bison, deer and passenger
Before the Spanish ship that changed it all, which arrived in the “New World” in 1492, thriving organized communities of native people had centuries of history on the land. That ship, skippered by Christopher Columbus, altered the course of both Native American and European history. 1492 sparked the fire of cultural diffusion in the New World which profoundly impacted the Native American peoples and the European settlers.
Native Americans were greatly affected by the expansion of the United States during the 1800s. As the U.S. moved west, they stole large amounts of Native American land by settling the land and killing the Natives who once lived there. Also during this time, their culture was being taken from them due to assimilation. While United States citizens were expanding into the west, many Native American lives were lost. They were also responsible for destroying a major food and supply source for Native Americans.
In the late 1830’s, where the United States was growing rapidly, whites faced an obstacle while trying to settle in the South. This area of land was home of the Cherokee and other Indian tribes. The Cherokee Indians signed treaties hoping that white settlers would not come for their land. Prompted by the state of Georgia along with the president, Andrew Jackson, whom did not like Indians, expelled the Cherokee Indians from their homeland. Cherokee’s pleas to Georgia and the Supreme Court did little to stop their removal. Wanting land for crop production, having racial prejudice towards Indians, and discovering gold on the Cherokee land influenced the whites to remove the Cherokees from their homeland.
Around the 1800s, the United Stated government was trying to figure out a way to remove the Indian tribes such as the Seminole, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Choctaw from the southeast. Many American settlers wanted to remove the Indians there because they sawDuring President Jackson 's term of office, he signed the Indian Removal Act on May 28, 1830. This Indian Removal Act, President Jackson let to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders. There were tribes that left their lands peacefully; however, many other Indian people refused to relocate. In the fall and winter of 1838 and 1839, one of the tribes known as Cherokees were forcibly moved west by the government.
Tradition is the customs or beliefs that has been pass on to generation to generation. Native American have their own tradition such as when they trade, it meant a welcome gift or a way to gain relationship. However, the European trade and their material goods had a negative impact on their lives because they slowly lost their identity. While Native Americans was adapting to the Europeans’ homes, they did not noticed that they are started to becoming them. For example, in chapter 3, All Stuff of Life, Calloway stated that; “Archaeologists excavating eighteenth-century sites in the eastern united states often find it difficult to determine whether a settlement was Indian or European on the basis of the material unearthed.” This shows that Indians
Americans today tend to believe that the interaction between the Europeans and native people has shaped the new world. Historians believe that Europeans discovery of the new world have impacted the way we function as a society today. The two historic documents that stresses on the significance of these people are “Document three and Document seven”. Document three on the hand emphasis Christopher Columbus’s discovery of the West Indies. In his writing Christopher Columbus speaks of the West Indies, the islands that is filled with resources. Document seven on the other hand speaks of the Dutch’s arrival to Manhattan. Their first meeting with the Native Americans was at the island of Manhattan. Both these document shows how their discoveries influenced their today’s societies.
By the 1400s, Native Americans had developed a wide variety of cultures, or ways of living. Many groups lived in villages. Most were nomadic, moving from place to place as changes in seasons made food available in different areas. Historians call the areas where similar cultures developed cultural regions.