Native Americans

Native Americans - reservations Treaties to create...

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5/20/11 Education of Native Americans
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5/20/11 Political Economy Westward migration “Free” lands Treaties “Trust” relationships Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Reorganization Act (1934, John Collier)
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5/20/11 Assimilation vs. Pluralism Should Indians be subjected to Anglo institutions? How should Indians be educated and who should decide? Policy to assimilate Indians into Anglo culture through schooling. Indian culture in conflict with western capitalist culture—conflicting views
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5/20/11 European encroachment Decline in the population of Indians from 1.5 million to about 250,000 by 1895. Loss of lands; pushed onto
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Unformatted text preview: reservations Treaties to create semi-sovereign tribes. Trust agreements that placed 5/20/11 Ideology Manifest Destiny Western civilization Christianization Assimilation Pluralism Progress Tribal sovereignty 5/20/11 Policies Dissolution of tribal lands Land allotment Off-reservation boarding school Turn Indians into white men. 5/20/11 Schooling Off-reservation boarding schools Day schools Social education of Indians Traditional knowledge and industrial education Progressive education Bilingual-bicultural education...
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