3.15 American Studies 100 - - Pequot resisted the...

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American Studies 100 Monday, March 15th, 1999 Announcements: Lecture notes: Frontier of Conflict Brutality and Conflict Both Sides ~ Exploration and Settlement leads to Extermination and Appropriation ~ Instances of violence and cruelty occurred from both Native Americans and Europeans ~ Native violence - Cannibalism ~> religious ~> source of protein (central america) - Slavery - Torture Organized, not just vigilante ~ Vigilante - Taking by force and violence instead of negotiating - Kill for what they wanted - Outside of official action ~ taking law into their own hands ~ Violence was planned and organized, untrained to possible organization - Scalping ~ ex: Hanna Dustin ~ Material and texture cultural record - skull cups - finger bone necklaces - skin boot lining Stages Moving line of conflict
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1608 - 1776: ever increasing contact ~ Ex: Peqout war - "sweet sacrifice" 500 Natives and 2 Englishmen killed
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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.

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