Need a great way to address your content on Native Americans
in the West or the Dawes Act
Want a no-prep
resource to practice primary source analysis
with your students?
Investigate the Dawes Act of 1887
with this primary source analysis activity in a fun, engaging lesson!
This 1-page handout provides the original legislation as well as the document image for students to analyze with guiding questions for a better understanding of American documents and, in this case, the Dawes Act of 1887
. Includes a significance wrap-up question in which students utilize all of the information to explain the significance of the legislation.
Answer Key is Provided!
All images and other primary sources collected from Library of Congress, National Archives or public domain.
Document image is not clear for text reading as all text is in reading block, but is provided for students to see actual document and to evaluate larger content such as dates and format.
See sample for actual product.
Great class or homework assignment!
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