In what ways did Native Americans play a role in Manifest Destiny?
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In what ways did Native Americans play a role in Manifest Destiny?
“It is America’s right to stretch from sea to shining sea. Not only do we have a responsibility to our citizens to gain valuable natural resources we also have a responsibility to civilize this beautiful land.” — Author Unknown (but may have been Thomas Jefferson)
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Native American Prisoners

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"Out of the Indian approach to life there came a great freedom, an intense and absorbing respect for life, enriching faith in a Supreme Power, and principles of truth, honesty, generosity, equity, and brotherhood as a guide to mundane relations." - Luther Standing Bear Oglala Sioux

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Americanization of Native Americans

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“Kill the Indian, and Save the Man”: Capt. Richard H. Pratt on the Education of Native Americans

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Surrender of Chief Joseph of Nez Perce to General Nelson A Miles.

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"I am tired of fighting." - Chief Joseph of Nez Perce  

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The signing of Treaty of New Echota

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“That paper called a treaty [Treaty of New Echota] is no treaty at all because it is not sanctioned by the great body of the Cherokees and was made without their participation or assent …. The Cherokees are a peaceable, harmless people, but you may drive them to desperation, and this treaty cannot be carried into effect except by the strong arm of force.”

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Trail of Tears

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"“That paper called a treaty [Treaty of New Echota] is no treaty at all because it is not sanctioned by the great body of the Cherokees and was made without their participation or assent …. The Cherokees are a peaceable, harmless people, but you may drive them to desperation, and this treaty cannot be carried into effect except by the strong arm of force.” - Major William M. Davis, 1837

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