Explain American policies toward Native Americans in the nineteenth century and the response of Native American communities

This discussion addresses the following outcomes:

            • Explain American policies toward Native Americans in the nineteenth century and the response of Native American communities (CO#1, CO#2, CO#3)

Before engaging in this discussion, make sure to complete the reading and watch the Trail of Tears [Video File][02 min 02 sec] video segment.

 

http://fod.infobase.com.vlib.excelsior.edu/p_ViewVideo.aspx?xtid=44411&loid=128417#

 

In a post of at least 250 words consider the following:

  • In your view, did Native Americans have any options to enable them to successfully deal with Whites and to preserve their lands and way of life in the 19th century, or was their removal and dispersal inevitable ?
  • Explain your answer based on historical information from the readings.

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