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  • Native Americans From Extinction
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    Between 1875 and 1925 the friendly relations with Indians prevented the loss of many American lives. By 1890 Americans had migrated all the way to the Pacific Ocean. The frontier era had ended. Well before that date, however, it had become clear to many that a new policy had to be adopted toward Native Americans, whose dwindling numbers seemed to threaten extinction. Congress began moving in this direction in 1871, when it unilaterally decided to abandon the treaty process and legislate on the b...
  • Native Americans Dependent On The Europeans
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    Canadian Fur Trade By: Michael Bell E-mail: The Fur Trade in Canada is a huge part of our history and has played a big role in shaping us as a country. There are many aspects of the Fur Trade that must be looked at to see how Canada has been shaped economically and politically in the past and present. The Fur Trade has also affected the lives of people who lived during the Fur Trade as well as people today through the way capital has been controlled and distributed within society. We must look a...
  • Lives As The Native Americans
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    People had already been living in the Americas for thousands of years before the Europeans "discovered" the Americas. When the Europeans invaded this land they brought with them diseases such as smallpox, malaria, yellow fever, plague, typhus, and influenza contagions that repeatedly spread through the Native American peoples, killing them in high numbers. At the time the United States was settled by Europeans, it was abundantly populated by dozens of separate nations with diverse civilizations ...
  • Its Brutal Treatment Of The Native Americans
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    DB Jacksonian Democracy Between the years of 1775 and 1825, the United States government was hypocritical with respect to their Native American policy. The government, at most times, claimed to be acting in the "best interest" of the Native Americans. They claimed that their actions were for the benefit of not only their own citizens, but for the Native Americans, too. These "beneficial" actions included relocation from their homeland, murder in great numbers, rape, and a complete disregard for ...
  • One Glorious Day The Native Americans
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    From as early as the time of the early European settlers, Native Americans have suffered tremendously. Native Americans during the time of the early settlers where treated very badly. Europeans did what they wanted with the Native Americans, and when a group of Native Americans would stand up for themselves, the European would quickly put them down. The Native Americans bow and arrows where no match for the Europeans guns and cannon balls. When the Europeans guns didn't work for the Europeans, t...
  • Native Americans From Their Traditional Lands
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    Native Americans Christopher Columbus discovered America. But how could he have discovered some place where people were already living? At any rate, Americans celebrate Columbus' arrival as a holiday, but they forget the indigenous people. These are people that helped our ancestors live here when the first settlers were having troubles adapting to an environment in which they did not know how to exploit the resources. But the repayment for such selfless aid is sub-par by anyone's standards. Nowa...
  • Aggressive Policies Towards Native Americans
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    Government Policy and Native Americans Not with all the good intentions of all the best American politicians, any policies devised to help a Native American Nation could succeed without the full understanding of the diverse cultures within these Native American Nations. Any Policy made in this era is doomed to failure. Government policy and Native Americans in the 30 years or so after the Civil War intended to shift from forced severance to integration into American society. Attempts to 'America...
  • Europeans And Native Americans
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    Native Americans and European Compare / Contrast Essay Europeans lived a much more modern way of life than the primitive lifestyle of Native Americans. Europeans referred to themselves as "civilized" and regarded Native Americans as "savage,"heathen", or "barbarian". Their interaction provoked by multiple differences led to misunderstanding and sometimes conflict. These two cultures, having been isolated from one another, exhibited an extensive variation in their ideals. Europeans and Native Ame...
  • Dealings Between English And The Native Americans
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    Upon the European's discovery and colonization of the Americas an irreversible transformation was triggered. The extreme differences in the cultures of the Europeans and Native Americans would prove to be fatal to the way of life that existed before European colonization. It appears that the majority of the actions of the Native Americans towards the new European colonists were in peace and acceptance. Unfortunately the colonists dreams conflicted with the views of the Native Americans. The 'fre...
  • One Tribe Of Native Americans
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    Prejudice Against Native Americans Adam J.E. KoenemanEnglish 190-28 Professor EnglesThese people began migrating thirty thousand years before ChristopherColombus 'discovered' the Americas. Native Americans migrated from Asia, crossing a land bridge where the Bering Strait off the coast of Alaska is today. Over the centuries these people spread throughout the continents of North and South America. Since the arrival of the Europeans in 1492 the American Indian has been dehumanized, de civilized an...
  • Contact Between The Native Americans And Europeans
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    Native Americans had inherited the land now called America and eventually their lives were destroyed due to European Colonization. When the Europeans arrived and settled, they changed the Native American way of life for the worst. These changes were caused by a number of factors including disease, loss of land, attempts to export religion, and laws, which violated Native American culture. Native Americans never came in contact with diseases that developed in the Old World because they were separ...
  • Native Americans And The Irish
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    Many people would agree that the Irish have been successful in assimilating into American culture and the Native American has been unsuccessful. There have been many boundaries that both groups have encountered but they are more of a hardship for the Native American. These include Racial and Cultural boundaries, Personal boundaries, Sociological boundaries, Political and Economic boundaries, and Geographical boundaries. Racial and Cultural boundaries are probably the hardest obstacle that Native...
  • Africans And Native Americans
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    The constitution of the United States reads; We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. In the 1830's, there existed a deep division among the nations white population regarding Native Americans. In their dealings with Native Americans, the first white settlers adopted policies that were shaped by their own European worldview and e...
  • Native American Tribes
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    Discrimination Against Native Americans in America During our country's brief history, America has prided itself as being the forward moving, upward culture throughout the past, present, and upcoming times. But our "great" nation has for centuries scorned the true Americans, weather it be by forced labor for children, relocating the entire society, or not keeping health care promises. Native Americans have been on the outside of our society since the beginning, virtually enslaved and trapped int...
  • Similar To The Native Americans Africans
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    The New cHaOtiC World Three completely different cultures clashed together and triggered the confusions all three worlds had against each other. All their misunderstandings then turned into a whole New World that still remains. Today, this New World is one of the main confinements for crimes. Religiously, the complexity of the unfamiliar Gods they believe existed had caused the big misconception. Socially, they were mystified with how different each society was handle and where they belonged in ...
  • Native Born Immigrants
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    The second wave of immigrants to come to the United States came in from Southern or Eastern Europe. These immigrants came to the United States seeking better economic opportunities for their families. The economy of the United States was driven by the culture that resided in the area. In the Seattle area, the farming, ranching, logging and fishing industries drove the economy. This was mainly due to the huge growth of Oregon and Washington by settlers coming in from the European countries. The m...
  • Cortez's Feelings About The Native Americans
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    Chapter 1: The Confrontation Between Cortez and Montezuma (1519-1521) If I had heard the account back in 1522 I would have found the Native Americans portrayed as barbaric, savage, and cowardice creatures of myth. Cortez goes into a very detailed description of the religious sacrificing of humans, but shuns the details of other less "civilized" religious ceremonies. Personally, I view this as a way to make the Native Americans seem less civilized and more ruthless. I believe the mythical and cow...
  • New To Native Americans
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    Native American Heath issues predominantly stemmed from the beginning of western colonization. In the past Indians roamed free, before the interruption of western civilizations they suffered from diseases that were common to them. Because of the fact that the diseases were common to them their bodies had also built up immunity. In this paper I intent to discuss the coming of western civilization to Indian country and how this affected the health of Native Americans and in many ways incorporated ...
  • The War Of 1812
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    Between the years of 1812 and 1815, America was at war with Great Britain. It was a war that many people, including historians, thought to be an inessential effort. Although the War of 1812 may be called "rash and unnecessary", there is defense to refute this statement. Tensions between America and Great Britain were high, and events such as impressment of American sailors and the British arming the Native Americans, can explain why this war should not be though of as unnecessary. When the Briti...
  • Major Problem To Native Americans
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    Throughout many years, Native Americans have been plagued by many cultural, social, and economical problems. Labeled minorities by society, and having to oblige to the cowardly power of the white man, whom in which through war and politics, ethically, mentally and physically wore down Native Americans as people, Native Americans established an unbreakable bond between one another. Through sacred tribal ceremonies and rituals, all Native Americans came together to heal the pain felt from the then...

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