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Unformatted text preview: - Pequot resisted the settlement of Connecticut - Scorched earth policy - "600 heathen souls to hell" 1776 - 1810: The Revolutionary Period ~ Ex: Tecumseh - Overcome in a battle in 1812 - Opened up the west to Europeans - 20 soldiers for every Native corpse taking war trophies ~> filleted Tecumseh's body so every soldier could have a war trophy 1812 - Civil War: Removal ~ Jackson Cherokee ~ Some of the most brutal fighting ~ Natives to Oklahoma ~ 1813 - 14 Alabama opens up the Southwest ~ 1837 - 40 Cherokee's go to Supreme Court ~ 1841 Records later reveal bribery, forgery, etc. ~ Jackson - Removal good for both America and the Natives - Get them away from America to have their own freedom - Prolong existence - progress = good - Yeomen ideology compared to Natives - Children of the forest ~> protected 1887: Allotment - Dawes Act...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2008 for the course AM ST 100 taught by Professor Selzer during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Spring '08