The Dawes General Allotment Act Essay

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The Dawes General Allotment Act was made to create the great symbol of the United States just hours after the Declaration of Independence was written. Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson began preparing to a one of a kind, national seal. The seal went through three stages of designs in early 1782 before the fourth was chosen in 1782. A second and third committee made designs for the seal along with Charles Thompson. The first three designs played a part in the fourth design that combined the three. Charles Thompson created the fourth design and it was approved by congress on June 20, 1782. The Seal represents sovereignty for America. The seal’s design is used as our national coats of arms and is used to decorate on our military uniforms. I believe that the United States won, even though this wasn’t a battle. In the end the United States gained a symbol of the country’s sovereignty.
Charles Thomson. “Welcome to” Original Design of the Great Seal of the United States. n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2016.
On June 25, 1876, a battle was fought on the territory of Montana. This battle became known as the battle of Little Bighorn. The battle took place because Natives refused to move off territories that they were told to move from into native reserves. When they refused the U.S Army was dispatched to confront them. Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong led the troops into battle. Native warriors from Lakota Sioux and Cheyenne outnumbered the Army. June 25,

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