What happened when the Native Americans noticed the Europeans were taking their land?
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What happened when the Native Americans noticed the Europeans were taking their land?
A summary about Native Americans and their reactions towards Europeans.
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This photograph was of the Indian Removal Act. In this photo you see both Native Americans surpressed by the Europeans. The Europeans are armed with guns as the Native Americans are frightened and subtle. The Native Americans were forced to leave their land because the Europeans intimidated them.

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Native American History Photo: Major Ridge

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This is a picture of a Native American Cherokee leader. He dressed formally as a "European" rather then the traditional clothing. His emotions are subtle and disturbed possibly due to the fact that the Europeans have taken his land. 

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Timeline of Congressional Documents: Ship Constitution

Timeline of Congressional Documents: Ship Constitution | What happened when the Native Americans noticed the Europeans were taking their land? | Scoop.it

They are a lot of different things happening throughout this photograph. Many European settlers were coming to new found lands (Native American land) to make it their home and prosper for the future. There are two different routes that the settlers to go, both going to the same place. There is one Native American down stream confused. Several settlers proceed to conquer the Native American land to claim it as their own. 

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Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902, artist - The new Indian war Now, no sarcastic innuendoes, but let us have a square fight / / Th. Nast. Print

Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902, artist - The new Indian war Now, no sarcastic innuendoes, but let us have a square fight / / Th. Nast. Print | What happened when the Native Americans noticed the Europeans were taking their land? | Scoop.it

Europeans are the "superiors" in this cartoon. The Native American is shown as a doll of symbolism to look down upon. The two Europeans beside him demonstrate two departments in which destroyed and stripped the land of the Native Americans. Also, the two Europeans look at the Native American with anger and pity.

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HarpWeek: Cartoon of the Day

HarpWeek: Cartoon of the Day | What happened when the Native Americans noticed the Europeans were taking their land? | Scoop.it

Anger is expressed by the Native Americans in this cartoon. The "White men", Europeans, are taking advantage of the Native Americans with actions as if taking their land (of the Native Americans) was the right thing to do. The guns represent the defense of the Native Americans as "modern". The reason for guns stating "modern" is because before the Europeans, Native Americans use weapons such as bow and arrows.

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