Five Civilized Tribes

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  • Five Civilized Tribes

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    The five tribes are known as the Five Civilized Tribes. The five tribes are the Cherokee Indians, Chickasaw Indians, Choctaw Indians, Creek Indians, and Seminole Indians. These five tribes weren’t apart of the original allotment act (Calloway 423). This act was giving land to the nations in continual effort to “civilize” the Indians. All five of the tribes renovated their financial, teaching, and administrative design after the removal procedure, and were workable as self-ruling government (Calloway

  • Essay The Fur Trade Period in the Indian Territory

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    In 1824, due to escalating conflicts between Osages and eastern tribes, the government constructed Ft. Gibson at the mouth of the Neosho on the Arkansas River, thus adding government settlers or merchants to the mix of traders and changing trade practices in the area forever. "Should peace be restored, the different tribes would turn their attention altogether to hunting, consequently the Arkansas River would become as valuable highway as the

  • Trail Of Tears Thesis

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    Introduction The Trail of Tears was the trail that killed scads Cherokee Indians. They were the one of the five most civilized tribes to be moved from their homeland. They were moved only by the reason of the greedy white settlers that wanted more land. Beside the point, little did they know on this long trail that thousands of their people would die? It would be the biggest life change in the Cherokee Nation, though 1,000 Native Americans seemed to escape, they were multitudes that died

  • Isaac Parker: The Hanging Judge?

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    Who is this Isaac Parker that a lot of people don’t know about? Why was his nickname “the hanging judge”? Where did he live before he was the judge in Fort Smith, Arkansas? It is time to learn who this man was and why he became who he was. Isaac Charles Parker was born in a log cabin Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio on October 15,1838. He was the youngest son of Joseph and Jane Parker, and was the great-nephew of Governor Wilson Shannon. Joseph was a plain, old farmer in Ohio while Jane was known

  • Daniel F. Littlefield Analysis

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    on a difficult and brutal moment in American history, authors James W. Parins and Daniel F. Littlefield compiled a two-volume book about the horrors of the Indian removal act. In it were bear witness to the atrocities committed against the “Five Civilized Tribes” as they are forcibly removed from their ancestral homeland. Parins and Littlefield give clear clinical accounts of the Cherokee Nation’s struggle in arguing for its national sovereignty as well as its failure to prevent the impediment by the

  • Comparing Cherokee And Lakota Creation Stories

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    A Comparison of the Cherokee and Lakota Creation Stories Joshua J. Vanderstigchel HIST223 History of the American Indian Tamrala Swafford American Military University 08 July 2017 A Comparison of the Cherokee and Sioux Creation Stories There are many cultures throughout the world, and each has its’ own creation story, and many of them are very similar; however the creation stories of the First Nations’ People are some of the most magical. These stories not only tell how the world was

  • The Indian Problem: The Five Civilized Tribes

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    Christianity, learn to speak and read English and adopt European-style economic practices like Individual ownership of land and other property. Some of the Tribes embraced these customs and become known as the “Five Civilized Tribes”. (www.history.com) Many White settlers made their fortunes by growing cotton and they didn’t care how “civilized” their native neighbors were: “They wanted that land and they would do almost anything to get it. They stole livestock; burned and looted houses and towns

  • Trail Of Tears

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    along the way. Andrew Jackson was one of the reasons this conflict rose against the Cherokee. Andrew Jackson was not justified in forcing the five “Civilized Tribes” off their land due to the conclusion in Worcester v. Georgia,the fact they attempted to live an American life and how civilized they were, and

  • Indian Argumentative Essay

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    Imagine moving into a home that is infested with mice. Anyone would do anything to get rid of the mice to protect their newly bought home. That’s what the Newly formed American nation experienced when they paid for and fought for the land that they acquired. Now imagine random strangers coming into a house that has been passed down from generation to generation. The strangers start bullying the family and tell them to do things. Then the strangers start fighting with each other and one comes out

  • Essay The Southeast Native Americans: Cherokees and Creeks

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    crafted various items like hickory bows, canoes, baskets, drums, and farming tools. The Creeks traded with other tribes like the Cherokee and Natchez, and traded with colonials, “they used the Choctaw trade language.” “The Creeks struggled to retain their homes, and their innate intelligence, had acquired the rudiments of the white man’s culture and were making progress in civilized ways.” This however was not enough for the Creeks to keep their lands. In their first loss, in 1814 the Creeks

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