Native American programs

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Native American programs were designed to assimilate and dissolute tribes o Great Depression and WWII destroyed many Native Americans o Policy makers tired to relocate thousands of Native Americans to urban centers, hoping they could prosper economically o Shed “Indian-ness” and incorporate into American mainstream o 60% of Native Americans were sent to Los Angeles o Tribal termination- In 1953, Congress enacted legislation that divested the federal government of trust responsibilities to Indian Country 109 tribes terminated, land taken, and stripped of legally recognized affiliations to tribes o WWI reduced European immigration, and blacks were able to move to the
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Unformatted text preview: cities to work for cheap labor in Chicago, New York, Detroit, etc. Great Migration0 between 1910 and 1930, 1.5 million African Americans traveled north, and another 3 million followed between 1940 and 1960. • Blacks were restricted to districts, run down slums that were isolated and poverty stricken. • Racial Uprisings-popularly referred to, as “racial riots” tensions between blacks and whites were a recurring feature of the first half of the 20 th century. o The Red Summer Eugene Williams was stoned and drowned, causing riots. Detroit in June 1943...
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