Call to help Native Americans Vanishing Race must be saved If it was possible

Call to help native americans vanishing race must be

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Call to “help” Native Americans “Vanishing Race” must be saved If it was possible to evolve and environment and living practices were the measurement, the answer was in changing Education- Richard Pratt Founded Carlisle Indian School, a former army post November 1, 1879 Boarding School was harsh Many schools they were cadet uniforms, marched to class and obeyed teacher’s command Were beaten if spoke native language Ended September 1, 1918, when became hospital in WWI Many male students were old enough to join the Army and Navy in war, so the student population severely depleted Outing System Lacing students with white rural families near the school fro 3 years. The fed gov paid host family $50 a year for medical care and clothing. For student, he learned agricultural lifestyle from farmer At some schools, students were leant out during summer months to local white families Somewhat like indentured servants Every school has its graveyard Young children especially died most What led to high number of deaths o Poor food o Poor living conditions and sanitation o Abuse o Brokenhearted, hopelessness, etc. Converging Ideas and Ideals “West” o Agriculture, farming, homesteads “East Coast”
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o Industrialization o Factory work o Rise of modern cities Frontier Closed By superintendent of U.S. Census Frontier Thesis First read paper at meeting of American Historical Association, AT Chicago World’s Fair, July 12, 1893 “Winning a wilderness, and developing at each area of this progress out of primitive economic and political conditions of the frontier into the complexity of city life.” Settler becomes like the Indian… hardened by wilderness to be made strong and conquer it Idea of conquering everything... like today in Canada, space, the ocean, etc. Rising Cites Standardization Increased mobility Commodities Increasing Separation while also increasing Connections Industrialization Former farmers, business owners, craft shop owners and workers… now in large industrial jobs Development of working class Mass migration to city Railroads o Created time zones
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