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  • Indian's Guns
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    Wounded Knee was a terrible event in US history. It showed how the US government didn't understand the Native Americans and treated them badly and unfairly. Big Foot was the chief of a subtribe of the Lakota called Miniconjou. He was very old and had pneumonia. He was taking his tribe to the Pine Ridge Reservation in south-western South Dakota. Most of the women and children in Big Foot's tribe were family members of the warriors who had died in the Plains wars. The Indians had agreed to live on...
  • Cooper Contrasts With Uncas
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    CONTRASTS AND CONFLICTS IN THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS In James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans, everything is structured as a double, with the massacre of Fort William Henry standing eerily in the middle of the chapters. The first part of the novel is set within the confines of civilization, the second part in situated in the world of the Indians. The characters also have mirrored opposites. The "good" and "bad" Indian, the dark and fair lady, the noble red warrior and the dashing and a...
  • Story Of The Indians
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    Indians of the United States There was a time long ago when there was no man in America, only animals. This was thousands of years before Columbus ever set eyes on America. What he saw was different; he saw a land populated from the north to the south. Due to the natural instinct of man to explore, the explorers just that to figure out the mysterious Indians. The explorers later theorized that the Indians came from Siberia through a land bridge in the Bering Strait during the time when the water...
  • Indians To Independence From Spanish Rule
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    War for Independence The war of independence is thought to have been a war of revolution. It is not, it is the breaking of colonial rule. It was based on politics and a separation of powers. In my paper I will go from the start of a rising discontentment amongst the indigenous population and how those above them exploit the failures for their own gain in a system where they have always been favored more over. Once New Spain settled in its new territory, their system began to create its inner cor...
  • Indians To Independence From Spanish Rule
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    Introduction Mexico is the northernmost country of Latin America. It lies just south of the United States. The Rio Grande forms about two-thirds of the boundary between Mexico and the United States. Among all the countries of the Western Hemisphere, only the United States and Brazil have more people than Mexico. Mexico City is the capital and largest city of Mexico. It also is one of the world's largest metropolitan areas in population. Hundreds of years ago, the Indians of Mexico built large ci...
  • Relationship Of The Indians And English
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    In the early days of English settlement in the American colonies, the Indian-European relationship of each area was the determining factor in the survival of the newly established colonies. By working together and exchanging methods of food production and survival, an English colony could maintain its population and continue to support the arrival of new settlers. However, a colony that had trouble maintaining ties with their Indian neighbors had a tough time attracting settlers and adapting to ...
  • Captive By The Lenape Indian Tribe
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    1. The theme of this book was in search of ones self. I chose this theme because Catharine was in search of her self throughout the whole story. Her and her brother were taken captive by the Lenape Indian tribe and she had to search to find her self throughout her time in captivity. In the beginning when she was captured, it was awkward and confusing. This was because she was a Quaker and she didn't know if she was now an Indian or still a Quaker, because the Lenape weren't going to return her t...
  • William Henry Harrison William Henry Harrison
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    William Henry Harrison William Henry Harrison was born in Berkeley, Virginia in 1773. He grew up on a farm and worked as a planter. At the age of 18 he attended Hampden Sydney College. There he studied history, later on he went to study medicine in Richmond, Virginia. That same year he switched his interest an in 1791 he joined the First Infantry of the Regular Army. Harrison then headed to the Northwest, where he spent much of his life. During his time in the Army he served as an aid to General...
  • Three Tribes Of The Lenape Indians
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    he Lenape Indians were the first people to live in what is now called New Jersey. The Lenape Indians lived in parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. There were also called the Delaware Indians. There were three tribes of the Lenape Indians. Those three tribes spoke different languages. One of those groups spoke Mun see, the other spoke Uni mi, and the last group spoke Unalachtigo. Their language was like Hebrew because they read it from right to left. The Lenape were very peaceful peop...
  • Adventures Of Dr Dolittle
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    By: Dusty Rockne y The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle The book I read was The Adventures of Dr. Dolittle. The author has an excellent writing style and the book is laid out in an easy to read format. Their were four main characters in this book: Dr. John Dolittle, Stubbins, Dab-Dab, and Polynesia. Dr. John Dolittle is a naturalist who can speak animal languages. Stubbins is the son of a tailor who became acquainted with Dr. Dolittle and joined the Doctor on his voyages as an apprentice. Dab-Dab i...
  • Next Season
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    Oh the times, they are a-changing. And so too could the makeup of the Cleveland Indians next year. Kenny Lofton may have played his final contest in a Tribe uniform. The table setter who batted. 261 this season and. 105 in the series, leads the Indians in career stolen bases and ranks among the top 10 in runs scored (third) and hits (ninth). He is currently fourth in the Majors in active steals. The 34-year-old center fielder says he has no timetable yet for deciding his future. Juan Gonzalez, w...
  • Jamestown Settlers
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    The Jamestown Fiasco The mistakes made by the early settlers at Jamestown, which threatened their survival is the fact that they didn t harvest for themselves, but rely on Indians. During the winter of 1609-10, things could have been better, yet 500 settlers were starving from lack of harvesting. The result is that they showed one and only authentic examples of cannibalism witnessed in Virginia. By the spring, only sixty of them were left alive. Also, Indians gave them trouble time to time. What...
  • Old Girls Perspective Of The Indians
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    The Nine Guardians Nine Guardians takes places in the State of Chiapas, in Mexico, where from the remains of the Mexican revolution came the presidency of Lazaro Cardenas. His presidency takes places between 1934 and 1940, during the time this novel takes place. Cardenas expropriated foreign-held properties, distributed land to peasants, and instituted reforms to benefit indigenous people and Mexican workers. Cardenas found it unfair for the Indians to not be treated as equals, so he demanded ri...
  • Indians
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    all day today i don't know what to right about luis is an as hole who deserves to die he never cared about me and only wanted to screw me all guys sucks i wish i could meet a good one but it seems merely impossible what can i say love is blind and damn blind and very blind it is i ain; t got npt ma i don't know h wta else to sya but that i'm sick and tired of e very one everyone sucks no one is good everyone is bad and what ever i don;' t care i look good anfdeveryone looks bad i don't care i do...
  • Manteo Turns On The English
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    Much conflict in Roanoke was going on. It first started when Manteo and Wanchese went on a journey to England. When the English came to Roanoke, they tried to trade, but it did not go as planned. The most important event that caused conflict was the disease English men brought over; the Indians were not immune to it. Manteo and Wanchese make a long voyage over the Atlantic Ocean to England. Presently, the English are taking two brave Indians selected by chief Winging. During their stay, Wanchese...
  • Theses Of English Indian Relations
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    Andrea, Alfred J. and James H. Overfield. 2001. The Human Record: Sources of Global History. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. This document was written by Chr " e tien Leclerc as translated from a Mi " kmaq elder's speech to a group of French settlers. The speech was given in response to the pressure being exerted on the Indians to conform to the French standard of civilization. The elder explains how with their dwellings they can call anywhere home. He also criticizes the French for their ...
  • Pleasurable Perspective Of An Indian
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    Jane Tompkins, author of "Indians", questions the validity of every research, every history book, and every opinion turned fact that has been written. She first writes her perspective as a small child and her own juvenile understanding of Indians. It is as she imagines herself as an Indian playing in the caves that is the pleasurable perspective of an Indian. When her parents took her to meet real Indians, it was always a disappointment for her. She would see them for who they were and even the ...
  • Indians And Pilgrims
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    The story of Plymouth Plantation is a brief story, written by a pilgrim, that explains a few basic, significant points in the pilgrim's history. The story starts off describing the joyous occasion of landing at Cape Cod. The pilgrims immediately fall upon their knees and thank god for their safe travel. The pilgrims are immediately faced with new hardships because there was " no friends to welcome them [or] any inns to entertain or refresh their weather-beaten bodies... ". The pilgrims describe ...
  • Tarahumara Indians
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    If you heard the name Father Verplancken you may not know who he is, but the Tarahumara Indians know him as the person who has turned their lives around and saved many from death. Father Verplancken is an entrepreneur who decided to help the Indians rather than give them his charity and leave. He first discovered the Indians when he was in the seminary, but ended up staying for over 40 years. Through his time with the Tarahumara Indians he has become fluent in the Uto-Aztecan language and has ta...
  • Indians
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    1. Explain what happened and what went through your mind when your daughter Jemima and her friends were kidnapped by the Shawnee. Boone: Well, it was a warm, ordinary summer day. It was peaceful and quiet. I was taking a nap, and suddenly, a boy shouted, "The savages have the girls!" I jumped off my bed, not even stopping to put on my moccasins, and ran to the river's edge. Meanwhile, Fanny and Betsey's father, Richard Callaway, and Betsey's fiance, Samuel Henderson also raced to the river. All ...

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