Conflict with native americans(8)

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Conflict with native americans(8)

  1. 1. Conflict with Native Americans<br />The Move West <br />
  2. 2. Many Causes<br />Issues throughout time between American people/government & Native Americans<br />Land, Resources, & the move West only added to the problems the two groups had<br />Flow Chart: Each cause has an effect associated with it<br />
  3. 3. Cause/Effect 1<br />Lack of space in the east & the promise of new/better opportunities in the west<br />The U.S. looked west for land, gold, and resources which were lacking in the east<br />
  4. 4. Cause/Effect 2<br />Needing the land the U.S. negotiates treaties to remove Native Americans from the lands<br />U.S. will no longer negotiate with Native Americans as they disobey them<br />Native Americans do not have leader<br />
  5. 5. Cause/Effect 3<br />Native Americans try to protect lands as U.S. population continues to move west<br />Wars over next 30 years left 100’s dead and Native Americans pushed onto reservations<br />
  6. 6. Cause/Effect 4<br />Believers of a New Native American policy push for assimilation & farm land <br />Native Americans do not want to become the “typical” American and they received poor farm land on the prairie <br />
  7. 7. Carlisle Indian School<br />Opened in late 19th Century to assimilate Native Americans into American society. <br />
  8. 8. Native American Battles<br />
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  10. 10. Cause/Effect 5<br />The wars/battles, push onto reservations, and attempts of assimilation*<br />Native American societies are nearly destroyed*<br />Assimilation: Conform with customs, traditions <br />
  11. 11. Complete the back of your worksheet and be prepared to defend your answers...<br />The Debate: To Assimilate Or Not<br />
  12. 12. Questions To Debate<br />Yes or No, the U.S. was justified in taking land in the west to expand its ever growing nation?<br />Do you believe it was in the best interest of the U.S. to try and assimilate Native Americans?<br />Do we see unintended assimilation taking place throughout the world today?<br />

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