Westward Expansion: How should the fed. gov. deal with Indian nations?

Westward Expansion: How should the fed. gov. deal with Indian nations?
Westward Expansion: How should the fed. gov. deal with Indian nations?
Westward Expansion: How should the fed. gov. deal with Indian nations?
Westward Expansion: How should the fed. gov. deal with Indian nations?
Westward Expansion: How should the fed. gov. deal with Indian nations?
Westward Expansion: How should the fed. gov. deal with Indian nations?
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Debate the Issue:
Native American Land Claims
How should the federal government deal with Indian nations?


Background of the Issue:

From its earliest days, the federal government has grappled with the issue
of relations with Native Americans. Since Indians in the West were forced to move onto reservations, government policy has shifted several times. Use the timeline below to explore this enduring issue.


















Debate the Issue:
Native American Land Claims
How should the federal government deal with Indian nations?


Background:
Native American Land Claims Today, several Native American nations have made claims to their original lands, arguing that old treaties were illegal. Opponents say that to recognize these claims after so many years would lead to injustice to the people now living on those lands.

Task:
Read both sides of the debate below, and answer the questions after reading.





















Questions:
1.Compare How do Tadodaho and Peterman differ on the subject of land claims?

2. Analyze How do you think Tadodaho would view the Dawes Act? respond to the regional differences of opinion regarding the War of 1812?

3. Discuss Learn more about the issue- and write a paragraph debating the issue
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