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Ghost Dances to a Long Walk: How we stole everything the Indians had.

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S: Ghost Dances to a Long Walk:How We Stole EverythingThe Indians Had!!

BC: Something to Think About. | "The White Man" came over and moved the Indians off of their land. Some groups went peacefully, some fought, and some were tricked into leaving. In spite of all this we took everything they had. We took every hope, dream , and belief they had, and turned it into what we wanted it to be. For the U.S. to be such a "ROLE MODEL NATION" we really set a bad one when we began The Westward Expansion.

FC: Ghost Dances to a Long Walk: How We Stole Everything The Indians Had.!!

1: Ghost Dances to a Long Walk: How We Stole Everything The Indians Had.!! By: De'Bria Stallworth and Michael Bedford

2: These words that you see here, and on our cover page, all have a meaning. These words represent something that "the white man" stole from American Indian Tribes. The only thing we left them... were memories.

3: The Table of Contents | Sections: | 1. The Seminoles Indians and Their Wars | 2. The Long Walk of the Navajo Indians | 3. Treaties That made a Change | 4. The Battles of .....

4: The Seminole Indians and Their Wars. | Section 1

5: The Seminole Indians were located in what is now called Florida. These Indians lived in chickees; the land was very swampy and full of marshes. They lived here in peace with the Spanish; but when the Americans bought the land from the Spanish, that's when everything became a problem.

6: After the war of 1812, the U.S. went to Florida in search of runaway slaves. At this time Florida was owned by Spain and the slaves went there to be free. The U.S. didn't care that they had no right to this land they began to go in and attack the Indians, and Spanish forts. | Trouble Comes and the Wars Begin

7: Then the U.S. sent General Andrew Jackson and troops down to invade Florida. This started the first Seminole War of 1817 to 1818. So Spain and the U.S. negotiated and the Treaty of Adams-Onis was signed which gave Florida to the U.S. | War 1

8: War 2 | In 1830 the second war began. The settlers wanted the Indians to move to a reservation in Ocala, but the Seminoles refused. They sent people to explore the land, and were tricked into signing a treaty saying they had to move. During this time Andrew Jackson became President and worked to get to the Dawes Act passed. The Seminoles attacked American forts, but when their chief Osceola was captured during an attack. When he died while in prison the Seminoles began to lose faith, and in 1842 the war ended, as a result many indians were sent west to a reservation.

9: War 3 | In the year of 1855 the third Seminole war began. Unlike some tribes, the Seminole fought for their freedom. Although most of them moved to the reservation many of them stayed behind. Those that stayed behind fought often with the Americans. By 1858 the Seminoles retreated to stay in The Everglades.

10: The Long Walk of the Navajo Indians. | Section 2 | Navajo Indians doing sand paintings.

11: This map shows the land that the Navajo Indians owned before they had to move. This land was called Navajo Land.

12: This political cartoon depicts how the Indians felt about their land, but "the white man" didn't believe this to be so.

13: " The White Man" was a phrase the Indians used to refer to the settlers come over.

14: The Indians lived here in peace. Until the Americans came up with the idea of Manifest Destiny. What is Manifest Destiny? Manifest Destiny is an idea that its MANS GOD GIVEN RIGHT TO MOVE WEST! | This is fine art of the Navajo Land. If you look closely you can see images inside of the river. By: Daniel Weaver | LOOK CLOSELY AND TELL ME WHAT DO YOU SEE?

15: So when the settlers started to come over they made the Indians move. The Long Walks started in January 1864. Bands of Navajo led by the Army were relocated from their traditional lands in eastern Arizona Territory and western New Mexico Territory to Fort Sumner n the Pecos River valley.They were sent here so they could be americanized. They have one of the largest Indian Reservations. They lost over 800 people from their tribe, because they could not adapt to that way of living. The government soon began to realize that they made a mistake.


17: Many casinos are located on Indian Reservations, and most are owned and ran by the Indians.The grandfather was telling his grandkids that he saw their people shuffling cards, in a lodge with bright lights. The words craps and blackjack are gambling terms.

18: Section 3 | Treaties That Made a Change....

19: New Echota | The Treaty of New Echota was a treaty signed on December 29, 1835, in New Echota, Georgia by officials of the United States government and representatives of a minority Cherokee political faction.[1] The treaty was amended and ratified in March 1836. The treaty established terms under which the entire Cherokee Nation was expected to move west to the Indian Territory. Although it was not approved by the Cherokee National Council, it was ratified by the U.S. Senate and became the legal basis for the forcible removal known as the Trail of Tears.

20: Territorial Governor Isaac Stevens granted the Nez Perce the right to remain in their own territory in the Nez Perce Treaty of Lapwai (1863), on the condition that they give nearly 13 million acres to the U.S. government. After gold and other metals were discovered in Nez Perce country, the U.S. government negotiated a new treaty with the tribe in 1868. Officially called the Third Nez Perce Treaty, this treaty was nicknamed the "Thief Treaty." It basically tricked them into giving away their land. This treaty was signed by a Lawyer and others on behalf of all the Nez Perce, for which they didn't have the authority to speak. The chief and many others refused to sign this treaty. | The Thief Treaty

21: [Congressman Henry Dawes, author of the act, once expressed his faith in the civilizing power of private property with the claim that to be civilized was to "wear civilized clothes...cultivate the ground, live in houses, ride in Studebaker wagons, send children to school, drink whiskey [and] own property."] | Who was Dawes, and What Was His Act? | Henry Dawes

22: An act to provide for the allotment (something set aside for something or someone.) of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations, and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the Territories over the Indians, and for other purposes. | What was His Act? | Dawes Act February 8, 1887

23: His act, The Dawes Act, became known as the Indian Removal Act. His act became a disaster, because they began to realize that they couldn't changed the ways of these Indians without it killing half of their population.

24: Section 4 | The Battles and Massacre of.......

30: 1811 | 1812 | 1876 | 1890's | The Battle of Tippecanoe began, because the Americans tried to take over their land. This battle was said to have led to the Battle of Thames. | The Battle of Thames began. This Battle is better known as The War 0f 1812. | The Battle of Little Bighorn begun, it was between the Sioux Indians and America | The Treaties & Battles of....

31: 1814 | 1863 | 1887 | - Until | The Treaty of Ghent ended the War of 1812, on December 24, 1814. | In 1863 The Thief Treaty was passed. It cheated the Nez Perce out of their land. | The Dawes Act, named after Charles Dawes, was put into effect. It was known as the Indian Removal Act. | The Ghost Dance came about during the Battles. It became a big factor of the Wounded Knee massacre | The Battle of Wounded Knee began. It is known as the Massacre at Wounded Knee. | Timeline (1811-1890's)

32: Chapter Assessment

36: Manifest Destiny! FACTS | Manifest Destiny was an idea that it was mans "GOD GIVEN RIGHT" to move West. | When the settlers began to move west they began to perform an Act of Imperialism!

37: Imperialism is when someone comes over and try to take over and push you off of your land.

38: Glossary | Andrew Jackson- He was the general who forced the Seminole Indians out of Florida. | A | B | Big Foot- Was the Sioux Indian chief whom the Americans feared would become too powerful. | C | Charles Dawes- The man who is responsible for creating the Dawes Act. | Chickee- Meaning house in Seminole language, and it is a shelter supported by posts, with a raised floor, and a roof made out of dry straw with open sides. | Colonel Henry Proctor- Was a British officer during the War of 1812. | Confederacy- Is a union of Political Organization. | D | Dawes Act- It was passed to Americanize the Indians, by breaking up their tribal system, and later known as the Indian Removal act.

39: E | Emboldened- Made bold or courageous. | F | Florida- Where the Seminoles were located. | G | General Harrison- Was a Governor of an Indian reserve who stopped Tecumseh's Confederacy, who later led the victory at the Battle of Thames, who became the 9th president. | Ghost Dance- A religious dance of the Native Americans looking for a way to communicate with spirits. | I | Invincibility- Being incapable of being overcome or subdued. | L | Lt. Colonel Custer- He is most remembered for his last stand in the battle of Little Bighorn. | M | Massacre- To kill a number of people randomly. | Mysticism- A religion based on a mystical thought with an ultimate reality.

40: N | Navajo land- It covered a large section of Arizona and smaller parts of New Mexico and Utah, and is where the Navajo Indians once lived. | New Echota- Is a state park and a historic site in Georgia, and part of a much larger territory of the Cherokee Nation. | O | Osceola- Was a war chief for the Seminole Indians who the Americans captured. | P | Pow wow- Native word for gathering | R | Ramifications- Important parts or affect. | Reservation- A district reserved for a particular purpose, and are known as Indian Territory. | S | Sitting Bull- Was a very powerful and feared Indian Chief. | Tecumseh- A famous Shawnee chief who tried to unite Indian tribes and form a confederacy against the white settlers. | T | Thames- The river in Ontario, Canada where the Americans defeated the British and the Indians in a major land battle.

41: Tippecanoe- Was a river near the reservation where Tecumseh started his Confederacy, also the place where General Harrison gained some, in the Battle of Tippecanoe. | Treaty- Is a written agreement between two states or countries | W | War of 1812- A war fought between the British and Americans. | Wounded Knee Creek- A river where the Sioux Indians where camping, and it became the name of the massacre of theses Indians. | Wovoka- Was the Tribe leader who founded the ghost Dance.

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