Essays Tagged: "Indian"

Cabeza De Vaca journey in Texas, describes the indians and cultures he discovered. Tribulations he experienced and how he survived throughout his stay in undiscovered Texas

parts". While in search of the coast of Florida, the vessel landed in Habana. There, they met some Indians who told them they would take them to a place with many maize, Cabeza discovered some boxes ... d with painted deer skin, and also found some linen and cloth and samples of Gold. Cabeza asked the Indians where these things came from and the Indians told them of a province called Apalachen in whi ...

(6 pages) 99 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

this essay is about how america suppreses minorities and how its evident in the Amy Tan story "Two Kinds" and the story "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fishfight in Heaven"

rica. She is not alone. Millions of people come to America to make these dreams come true, like the Indian's Tribe in Sherman Alexie's The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. They all come with ... of the American dream was too much for her. She could not handle it.However, she was not alone. The Indian in Sherman Alexie's The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven is another example of someo ...

(5 pages) 160 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

essay exploring indian/environment relationships using "The Light in the Forest" by Conrad Richter as a vehicle

Section 1The plot in the story starts with True Son, a white boy who was raised by Indianssince he was four years old. A Native American family raised him as their own when theirson h ... amily raised him as their own when theirson had died and True son was taken as prisoner. True Son's Indian parents said wordsthat made him an Indian. True Son considered this to be his life, and these ... seem to get better with themedicines that the Whites had. One night Gordie told True son that some Indians hadbeen seen in the town. Once he was left alone in his room, True Son put on his Indianclot ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.7 Dec/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

ee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is a documented account of the destruction of the American Indian in the late 1800s ending at the Battle of Wounded Knee. The author asks us to confront our pa ... in American history. It opens the eyes of the reader as to how early settlers treated the American Indians. This was accomplished as she effectively tells of the Indian's historical struggle against ...

(18 pages) 144 1 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How American Indians were treated by the English and Spanish when they first arrived in the "New Land"

Centuries ago, the Indians migrated to North America through the bearing straight. Over time, after many generations, t ... were there seeking wealth. They both became greedy over time. The Spanish were after everything the Indians had, whereas the English were only after gold and land. The economic and cultural responses ... ere only after gold and land. The economic and cultural responses of the English and Spanish to the Indians was very different from each other.When the English first arrived to the New World, they did ...

(3 pages) 59 0 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Description of Manifest Destiny

were quite simply in the middle of nowhere. They were surrounded by mountains, inhabited by hostile Indians, and poor for farming. Because of these geographical conditions, the government was forced t ... ery cheap price (Encarta "History of USA"). However this did not go well with the ethnics groups of Indians. So to solve the problem the United States passed an act called Dawes Act. Under this act, t ...

(4 pages) 63 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Andrew Jackson by Herman J. Viola. In depth review.

ly in his life he was known to be a ruffian and a fighter. He led many successful campaigns against Indian and British forces. These campaigns led him to be known as a hero throughout the country. One ... the country. One thing in particular that built his recognition was a treaty he made with the Creek Indians that opened 23 million acres of land in the West to settlement.Jackson's long and eventful p ...

(5 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

book: standing in the light author: mary pope osbourne

Who's hardest problems in life are boy trouble and math. When rumors go around that there has been Indian raids talk begins , but Catharine farther believe's that if they trust and love the Indians a ... words and trust her fathers way.A few weeks later Catherine and her brother Thomas are captured by Indians of the Lenape Tribe, in Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania while walking to school. During there ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Clash of Cultures

The Intrusions of the Europeans drastically changed the Native Indians' ways of life. Ever since Columbus's voyage to the Americas in 1492, the Indians seemed to b ... also in the ability to overcome diseases. In Oliver La Farge's article Myths That Hide the American Indian, he mainly clarified some legends that shroud the in fact diverse cultures of the Indians; he ... verse cultures of the Indians; he also explained the great influence the white men exerted onto the Indians. Although some people argue that cultures will always try to dominate and destroy other comp ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

British Economic Imperialism, and the Benefits India Recieved

orce the laws set by the colonists). With the collapse of local governments, and the destruction of Indian factories and production companies, Britain's gain of power in India became an easy task. The ... nded. Before the establishment of English trading colonies in India, the prices they had to pay for Indian exports were extremely high, higher than they were willing to pay; through their control of t ...

(5 pages) 119 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A brief analysis of the differences between Native Indians and Blacks during European contact

European encounter with Indians and Africans has made a big impact on the shaping of todays North America, and Africa. It ha ... ans also had to deal with resistance towards slavery. European encounter was a shock for the Indians, and the Africans who were faced with invaders trying to settle, and claim their land. It is ... they could live together in peace, thus, they would be able to keep claim to their land. Hence, the Indians and Africans treated their invaders with respect; they traded with them, worshiped them and ...

(4 pages) 48 1 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ilies, community and the destruction it leaves in its path. I knew there was a stereotype about the Indian and their use of alcohol, but now I want to know why.The purpose of this paper is to examine ... ates and the ongoing controversy of alcohol use.BOTTLED UP ON THE RESERVATION: THE RED MANS PROBLEM?Indian people have been dealing with alcohol since the white man traded booze with them for furs. To ...

(7 pages) 70 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Film Review Little Big Man

s much older and reentered the white society. Jack Crabb and his sister were captured and raised by Indians when they were taken from an overturned wagon they were living in. The film has a great plot ... interested the entire time.What is interesting about this movie is it shows things mainly from the Indians perspective. This is interesting for most movies made only display Indians as crazy, malicio ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Assimilation of the Indians Resistance was Futile

The world of the Indian was simple and they were more than happy for everything in it to stay the same. The Indians o ... by the white reformers were necessary albeit a might inappropriate at times for the survival of the Indian. Problems faced by the reformers were varied and accompanied by hostility at almost every tur ... goals set by the reformers in the dismantling of the reservations along with setting up schools for Indian children. The primary goal was the assimilation of the Indian into American society in order ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Advantages brought to India during rule from the British, were brought by the East India Company, which were run my Indian princes that were protected by the British.

commanded by the British officers and were supported by the units of the British army. Although the Indians benefited from the British rule many resented British rule. The East India Company made sure ... hat British colonist received most of the advantages from the new technology and industrialization. Indian factory workers and servants received very low wages. Farmers got very little for there harve ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

American Indian Religious Freedom Act Of 1978

priests, rabbis, and ministers expound publicly the tenets of their denominations; others feel that Indian ceremonials are remnants of primitive life and should be abandoned." - Vine Deloria (NARF art ... sm he or she is free to do so without suffering any consequences. This is not true for the American Indian. Religious freedom has become more of a gift given to the Indians from the United States gove ...

(11 pages) 93 0 2.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"Dances With Wolves"

bar opts for the frontier. His increasing loneliness drives him to seek solace with the neighboring Indian tribe. Gradually he is accepted as a member of the tribe, which in the America of the Civil W ... stories of the West and its notions of heroic white settlers bravely conquering the land of hostile Indians. Instead they must deal with a film representation in which the settler is the enemy both of ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Difficulty of English- Indian Friendship in "A Passage to India"

In his "A Passage to India", Forster explores the possibility of English-Indian Friendship. He begins and ends by posing the question of whether it is possible for an Englis ... dship. He begins and ends by posing the question of whether it is possible for an Englishman and an Indian to ever be friends, at least within the context of British colonialism.Thus, as soon as the n ... eader is introduced to an argument, between Mahmoud Ali, Hamidullah, and, Aziz raising this English-Indian-friendship question. The argument is quite significant because it sets the tone of the novel ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dances With Wolves

true soldier, decided to wait for the other troops. None of them showed up. After a while, he found Indians, who didn't know whether to kill him or make peace with him. Dunbar, however, decided to go ... ce with him. Dunbar, however, decided to go make peace, and while riding out to meet them, found an Indian woman trying to commit suicide. He stopped her, and carried her back to the Indian village. T ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Blue Winds Dancing

his reaction to the people when he arrives home.In the beginning of the story (paragraphs 1-10) the Indian compares the city to the reservation. He thinks of the city as a captive place, a place "wher ... y versus the reservation, the city being captive and the reservation being free.In paragraph 11 the Indian makes the decision to journey back to the reservation and does not care what others think of ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers