Anh Nguyen HIST 120 online December 12, 2015 Tecumseh and the Quest for Indian Leadership by David Edmunds In this biography, David Edmunds studies the life of legendary Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his pivotal role in defending the Native American way of life. Tecumseh was born to Pucksinwah and his wife Methotaske in March, “1768”, in what is currently known as Ohio (17). Tecumseh had many siblings, Chiksika and Tecumapease were his oldest brother and sister (17). Then came Sauwaseekau who was brother to Tecumseh and another sister named Menewaulakoosee, after her Tecumseh was born, after that two more sons were born and after that a set of triplets that included Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee Prophet. Sadly the triplets were born following the
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the expedition to survey the land West of Mississippi, known as Louisiana Territory placed at the request of President Thomas Jefferson. Lewis and Clark and their expedition began their journey near St. Louis Missouri, in May 1804. One of the goals during their expedition was in establishing contact Indian groups. Throughout their expedition, they developed a ritual that they used when meeting a tribe for the first time. Firstly, the captains will explain to the tribal leaders that their land now belonged to the United States, and that a man far in the east which was President Thomas Jefferson, was their new “great father”.
Wilma Pearl Mankiller was born to Charley Mankiller, a full blooded Cherokee Indian, and Clara Irene Sitton of Dutch-Irish descent on November 18, 1945 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the capitol city for the Cherokee Nation. She was the 6th child of 11 children born to the family. Wilma Pearl Mankiller became the first female chief of the Cherokee Indian Nation. Wilma Mankiller, whose family surname “is an old military title that was given to the person in charge of protecting the village” (powersource.com), grew up on 160-acre piece of land given to her paternal grandfather “as part of a settlement the federal government made for forcing the Cherokee to move to Oklahoma from their tribal lands in the Carolinas and Georgia in the 1830s” (Verchock), this move between territory’s is known as the Trail of Tears. During the time of her youth in the early 1950’s, the Bureau of Indian affairs initiated policy to remove and relocate Indians from the reservations.
O leads other unsuccessful attack 1644→ end challenging eastern area of the colony 9. Demise of the Virginia Company: Virginia Co. put all funds into Jamestown, Indian attack 1622, 1624 James I takes charter→ under his control until 1776 H. Exchanges of Agricultural Technology 1. English blamed natives for unsuccessfulness in finding gold/precious commodities 2. Indian Agricultural Techniques: how Jamestown survived, more adapted to soil/climate, neatly ordered field w many crops a. Clearing fields: “girdled” trees (killed in place, deep incisions around base, or set fire to roots), planted crops in curve around stump b. Euros began to appreciate corn; could produce more, stalks could be source of sugar, spoiled less easily, grew beans next corn to enrich soil I. Maryland and the Calverts 1.
The master of the ship was Captain John Mansell from Stanmore N.S.W. Australia. Undoubtedly, Wilfred and John met and knew each other quite well for Wilfred ended up marrying John 's daughter, 16 year old Frances Elizabeth, in the spring of 1881 in Stanmore, Australia, right after he had completed his Pacific adventure. Their first child, Wilfred Mansell (b January 1882) was also born in Stanmore which is near Sydney, Australia. The couple went on to have an additional 3 children and all would vacation at Blackstone Lake.
Abran Alvarado US History 3rd Period 9/19/2015 Dawes Aact The Dawes act is where the government put the Indians land for sale. People had to go race and claim there land. Some people even died over the land. The president of the United States surveyed the land, and he separated it. And put it up for sale.
Kansas,since the 17 century.The Arapaho refer themselves as inuna-ina which translates to “our people”.The plains Arapaho soon split into two separate tribes, south and northern, the north lived along the edges of the mountains, and the southern moved towards the Arkansas River.The Arapaho have a day called the annual sun dance it was their greatest tribute ceremony the dance was called ghost dance it was made in the 1800s.The Arapaho people lived in a tall buffalo-hide houses called tipis the tipis were done in 1 hour with all the material needed and ready and with the help of other Arapahos it will be easy and
His mother, Victoria, died when was was twelve and his sister Abigail died several years later. Calvin graduated with honors in 1895, with his astonishing grades in his last two years. went to Amherst College in Massachusetts and then at a law firm in Northampton. He was a member of the Republican Club as well as the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He opened his very own law office in 1898.
As a part of the Indian Removal Act of 1830, Native American people were forcefully assembled and made to endure one of the longest walks from Georgia to Oklahoma on what has become known as the Trail of Tears. President Andrew Jackson’s motives for movement of the Native people to a new territory was to eliminate the Native race by stripping the victims of their vital resources needed for basic survival. After 178 years of expansion and growth in the United States of America, the circumstances for Native Americans remain unchanged. President Jackson’s sentiments have permeated the present society in issues associated with the physical and emotional fight to decolonize. Decolonization is both the individual and communal effort to regenerate
State government, settlers, pressured the federal government to take Indian land for their own beneficial use and more than one hundred thousand Indians from the Southwest were forced off their land and moved to reservations west of the Mississippi River. As a result of white settlers coming to the Mississippi, the government had to do something. Federal relations with Indian tribes were centered on trading, wars, and treaty making. In an 1831 decision, the Supreme Court described tribes as "domestic dependent nations" that had broad latitude to create their own laws within tribal areas. (e.g.
Chivington to an attack on Sand Creek which was a location of a Cheyenne and Arapaho camp. When Chivington’s men attacked, Black Kettle, the Cheyenne leader, had just finalized negotiations on a new peace treaty, meaning “they had no reason to expect an attack”. Chivington’s army consisted of over seven hundred men, all heavily armed with guns. The Indian village only had about five hundred people and most were innocent women and children. Unfortunately, two hundred Native American men, women, and children were killed in the ambush and their body parts were mutilated and brought back to Denver to be put on display by Chivington’s men.
Located on the western end of Lake Erie, the rapidly growing Toledo, OH was birth place to Gloria Marie Steinem. Born in the spring & middle of the Great Depression in 1934, on March 25. Her mother Ruth was of Scottish/German decent & her father Leo Steinem of Jewish background & German/Polish decent. Gloria already had activism in her genes. Her paternal grandmother Pauline Steinem riding the first wave of feminism as an educational committee chairwoman for the National Woman Suffrage Association & a delegate to the International Council of Women, among other involve-ment.
Background: Taylor grew up on Naval bases across the country until her late teens where she graduated from Cedar Points High school in Fargo Minnesota. Taylor was the oldest out of three brothers and five sisters. Lived with both parents Olivia and Elliot Underwood. Mother Olivia was a sales agent for 43 years at Met Life insurance and her father Elliot was a career Navy Officer.Taylor met her husband Oz the doctor while attending a benefit for wounded veterans. Her schooling is a Juris Doctorate of Law from Harvard Law School with a LSAT score of 160Mrs.
It is 1757, the French and Indian War rages across the English Colonies and the British have been fighting the French for territory in North America for three years. Indian tribes fight on both sides and the colonists are caught in the middle. Three men, Chingachgook, his son Uncas, and adopted white son Hawkeye, visit the frontier home of the Cameron 's. John, Alexandra, and James live there. A colonist named Jack Winthrop tells Hawkeye that he is gathering volunteers to fight for the British army in hopes that their homes on the frontier will be guarded against Huron war party attacks, loyal to the French.
They were married for eighteen years and got divorced in 1980, my mom was in the fourth grade. In 1982, on Valentine 's Day she married my Papa Mackey. At the end of that school year they moved to Norman Oklahoma. When my mom was a senior in high school it turned out my Granny had colon cancer and had a fifty-fifty shot at living. She went through chemo and thankfully she pulled through and is still here.