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US History II UNIT 1 CHALLENGE 2: The West and the South: 1877-1900 Choose the statement that best reflects an argument in favor of Indian assimilation in the late 1800s. a.) “It would be best to allow Indians to continue to practice their own religions and customs.” b.) “Indians should abandon their own traditions in order to live in peace.” c.) "Indian nations ought to be able to keep all their lands under guidance from the American government." d.) "If we kill the Indian in children through education, we will have saved the man.”
Choose the statement that best reflects an argument in favor of Indian assimilation in the late 1800s .
Which statement best characterizes the politics of the "New South?"
Former Southern slaves became representatives in the local and state governments of the Southern states. c.) Major cotton growers in the South encouraged politicians to support new sharecroppers as a way to rebuild the cotton trade. d.) White Democrats worked steadily to erode voting rights for blacks at national, state and local levels.

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