The Trail of Tears was part of the Indian-removal process. The federal government drove out fifteen thousand Creeks from their land with promises of money and concessions. All across America, nearly a quarter of a million Native Americans, who eventually were stripped of their land by immigrants from Europe, lived happily in the Americas. In the early 1830’s, America was prosperous with natives. By the late 1830’s; however, barely any natives remained in the southeast of the United States.
Lilly Fuller-Delmont 1/17/18 S.S8 DBQ Essay Per.3 In the mid 18th century settlers moved to the west. Their move brought them more opportunities and a better lifestyle on the frontier. Such as the transcontinental Railroad. The railroad was spread out all over the U.S. in order to build this railroad they had to clear all of the buffalo out of the way of the path, so the white people started to kill the buffalo. Without the buffalo the indians would die.
By 1900, however, the amount of land had dropped to 78 million acres (Bickford-Duane, 2015). Under the act each head of an Indian family to be given 160 acres of farmland or 320 acres of grazing land. The remaining tribal lands were to be declared "surplus" and opened up for whites. The lands given to the Indians however were fallow, dry and unfit for production which placed them at a severe disadvantage. The boarding schools which were a part of the act were a concern.
WEEK THREE READING RESPONSE “Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings – Secrets of the Dead,” PBS Documentary Teotihuacan, “the place where gods were created,” located in the highlands about 50 kilometers (30 miles) northeast of modern-day Mexico City, was one of the most remarkable cities and largest urban centers of the ancient world with at least 25,000 inhabitants. Constructed and likely settle as early as 400 B.C., this ancient metropolis is characterized by the enormous size of its architectural monuments, in particular the temple of Quetzalcoatl, the Feathered Serpent, and the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, which are carefully laid out on geometric and symbolic principles, as well as, sacred traditions. The city used to cover more than 20 square
The Anasazi and Chaco Canyons More than over a thousand years ago in the southwest part of the United States; Utah, Colorado, Chaco Canyons and Arizona meets were the Anasazi Indians settled down in the Chaco Canyon. The canyon stretch 9 miles long and at some places was 2 miles wide. There it was discovered 13 villages were at one point living there. Over 500 Anasazi Indians occupied the canyon at one point. Built between the 10 -12 century and abandon it the 13 century.
Hunting has existed since the dawn of history. Prehistoric man went hunting for food, besides gathering and scavenging. The supplementary meat and materials from hunting included protein, bone for implements, fur, feathers and leather used in clothing. In the Medieval Period and the Renaissance, as the agriculture and animal domestication experienced a significant improvement, hunting often remained as a part of human culture. People went hunting not simply because they were in lack of food.
Prior to the discovery of the New World by Europeans, Native Americans populated what is presently North and South America in massive numbers; however, due to massive population loss, mainly caused by diseases introduced by Europeans and Africans, the Native Americans were unfortunately forced to live as inferiors to the Europeans. A major issue that faced native populations of the New World was the fact that the Europeans introduced foreign animals that carried diseases the natives had never seen before. Specifically in Mexico and Peru, the natives had alpacas and llamas in small and isolated groups, so diseases were not able to originate in them [McNeil 178]. On the other hand, the animals that the Europeans brought over, such as cattle,
Each day San Francisco built about thirty houses and got news of two murders and one fire. The young and armed male population used to drink at more than forty hundred bars and gamble at more than one thousand dens. Gambling halls earned hundreds of thousands of gold in an average day. There were six big fires in San Francisco within eighteen months with losses of twenty-five million dollars and hundreds of lives. However, after each disaster, the city rose once more, bigger and
How do you critique a project that encompasses over 200,000 square feet and over 8,000 individual life size clay soldiers, not to mention all the other hundreds of artifacts and figurines that comprise this whole package known as the tomb of the emperor? I have no idea except to state that to think back to the time period of 200 B.C. and the manpower, tools, supplies and infrastructure required, not to mention food and bedding and the management with singular focus and I find this very impressive and I imagine so do many others as it is listed as a World Heritage
Many voyages to American to retrieve goods, caused the trade of goods, animals, plants, and ideas. This movement is known as the Columbian Exchange. Although goods, animals, and such are harmless the most important thing that was brought to America was “Old World” diseases. Just like the redwood forest, that once stretched from the Rockies to the Pacific, and the once numerous bison, the Native Americans almost disappeared. When new diseases were introduced to the Natives, their bodies weren’t able to fight them off.
According to Ward Churchill, a professor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado, the reduction of the North American Indian population from an estimated 12 million in 1500 to barely 237,000 in 1900. This drop was caused in part to the smallpox epidemic that swept the native tribes killing vast numbers, the push into their land and the reservations we established on the principle of our freedom but taking away theirs was an overlooked atrocity that shouldn 't have happened. Additionally the wars to oust the settlers was more than justified by the actions of those in jamestown and other first generation colonies.
They contain a population of 50,000 to 1 billion. States have a leader that is equal to the king. All of the early states have state religion. This group has a lot more complex bureaucracies, they have laws, treaties, and police. The laws are often written by literate elite.