How were Native Americans convicted from their territory?
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How were Native Americans convicted from their territory?
"The U.S. government’s policies towards Native Americans in the second half of the nineteenth century were influenced by the desire to expand westward into territories occupied by these Indian tribes."
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Map Before Relocation

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Here is a map of the lands of Native Indian tribes before the Indian Removal Act was enacted by Congress.

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Trail of Tears

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The image shown is showing the movement of Native Indian tribes, and the fatal struggles they encountered while relocating.

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A School For Savages

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Here is a cartoon that shows a white man beating an Native Indian child with quotes in the background that portray death, assault, and hopelessness. This cartoon is known to push for the protection of Native Indians by showing the physical and mental abuse that they are put through each and every day.

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"A Noble Indian"

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This cartoon illustrates an Indian who was once a powerful chief, but the changes to his life effective who has is now. Due to the fact that the government has taken everything he has ever loved, he is left with nothing to live for or be happy about.

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Indian Removal Act

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Here is an image that shows the relocation process of Native Indian tribes known as the Indian Removal Act.

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