Essays Tagged: "Native Americans"

African and Native American Slavery

African and Native American SlaveryThe 1500's, a time of discovery, was when theEuropeans came to dominate most ... what they expected. They found whatthey thought was a new breed of humans. In reality theywere just Native Americans. These Indians were lesstechnologically advanced than the Europeans. They alsoworsh ... differentfoods. Europeans saw this as barbaric, so they treated themas barbarians.In the beginning Native Americans hadn't the faintestidea of what the Europeans had in mind when they saidtrade. They ...

(2 pages) 112 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Forced Assimilation of Native Americans

The Forced Assimilation of Native AmericansOne of the more horrible and lesser known aspects of the Europeans colonization of t ... ser known aspects of the Europeans colonization of the United States is the destruction of numerous Native American societies and cultures. With whites feeling that Native Americans were on "their" la ... ith whites feeling that Native Americans were on "their" land, the United States tried to force the Native Americans to assimilate to white people in the United States. Native Americans were forced in ...

(4 pages) 322 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

It's about the History of the Choctaw Indians. It's a detailed paper on their culture and way of living. I thought it was a great paper.

ere the Choctaw became, along with the Creek, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Seminole, part of a group of Native Americans known as the Five Civilized Tribes, so called because they had organized government ...

(6 pages) 188 1 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

US/Canadian Native American Identities: A brief history and the identity dillema.

US/Canadian Native Americans and Their IdentitiesWhat is Native American? Does it mean that one is descended fro ... ho once lived 'peacefully' in North American before the Europeans invaded? Is this all that being a Native American means? As a 'minority�,' there is far more for a Native American to search fo ... erican to search for than just their roots. As a people who vary sub categorically within the term 'Native American,' there is much more than just one's own personal family history to cause one to fee ...

(11 pages) 282 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cherokee, on native Americans

Part of a group presentation on Native Americans -The American Indian History in the Eastern part of the country is always associate ... r the largest and most advanced of the tribes when Europeans first arrived and came in contact with Native Americans. There are too many tribes to go over background on every one of them, so I'm going ...

(4 pages) 142 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Native American Prejudice

ople began migrating thirty thousand years before Christopher Colombus'discovered' the Americas. Native Americans migrated from Asia, crossing a land bridgewhere the Bering Strait off the coast ... ean view. The Spanish explorers underColombus were the first to use the terms 'Indian' to mean a Native American. Theseexplorers were under the false impression that the had reached the West Ind ...

(4 pages) 226 0 2.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Ceremony" by Leslie Silko

The novel Ceremony, written by Leslie Silko deals with the actions of a Native American youth after fighting, and being held captive during World War II. The young mans nam ... feelings of estrangement and apathy towards society. The novel discusses many topics pertaining to Native Americans, through the eyes of Tayo anda few female characters. The novel is one that you mus ... he is able to show you how Helen Jeans life was in just a few pages. Silko was able to show how the Native American war veterans looked to anyone who happened to look upon them, but that wasn't one of ...

(2 pages) 117 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Opressed. Speaks of Dr. Howard Zinn's " A People's History of the United States"

sses the role ofa number of groups and ideas that most books neglect or skim over: theplight of the Native Americans that had their numbers reduced by up to90% by European invasion, the equality of th ... nts for less than two hundredths of one percent ofthe island's population, it is only fair that the natives get more thanthe two or three sentences that they get in most history books. Zinncites popul ...

(8 pages) 176 2 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Can the United States Justify the Civil War

and during the Mexican War, the people who were pushing for the claimed land once owned by innocent native americans, were always looking for a scapegoat. They needed one way or another, a way to squi ...

(4 pages) 81 0 2.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"O Pioneers" by Willa Cather

h this tale tells about the greatfortune of the plains, it forgets to mention the heartaches of the Native Americans.Willa Cather was born December 7 , 1873 in a town west of Winchester, Virginia.2In ... ther frontier men and women, ignore the fact thatthe Indians have rights to the land. Instead, many Native American tribes were forced offtheir land or their 'mother' as many Indians refer to it as. M ...

(4 pages) 102 1 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

On native Americans and blacks in America

groups, this myth became a reality and a lifestyle, but forothers; such as the blacks and the Native Americans, themyth was a lie.        America has always been a pluralis ... l life. Europeanimmigrants could become members of the polity on a basis ofequal rights with native born citizens regardless of thecountry they came from or the religion they believed in....

(3 pages) 130 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Was Colonial Culture Uniquely American? Refers to a section in the book "Taking sides" by Gary B. Nash

American. Professor Gary B. Nash states time and time again that the combination of the Europeans, Native Americans, and Africans created a unique triracial society. Although other reasons do comply ... my choice, they all basically come back to this statement.First, Mr. Nash describes the effect the Native Americans had on the building of a new American culture. He says that the ones who were not k ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Images of Native Americans. A personal opiniated essay on native Americans being set aside of the government, And that the interests of this people must no longer be ignored by the masses

large number of minorities have been repeatedly overlooked. None more perhaps than the interests of Native Americans. Woman, African Americans and even Hispanic Americans have all seemed to make great ... ven Hispanic Americans have all seemed to make great strides toward equality in the past 200 years. Native American's however, seem to have been set aside by the government with a 'out of sight, out o ...

(8 pages) 273 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Being the one who cares. Speaks of the necessity of teachers being open and understanding of different events that might taka part in the classroom. Discusses also prayer in the classroom, AIDS and tenure

a varietyof students which attend our public schools. There are girls,blacks, whites, Hispanic, and Native Americans and a number ofother different races participating in our classroom studies.This is ... so whicheverseems to be more important to the student, the student has theoption to choose.An alternative to quiet time is to rotate prayers among allreligious faiths with equal time being provided f ...

(9 pages) 166 0 5.0 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Invaded by Immigrants

y single resident of North Americacan trace his ancestry back to the cradle of life in Europe. Even NativeAmericans found their way to the new world over a frozen ice pack,spreading out across the lan ...

(6 pages) 161 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

War of 1812--Impressments

The English were incessantly involved in war with the French. The Americans were in a feud with the Native Americans. The real trouble happened when two of these wars in essence combined against the u ... can goods, confiscating of French goods, and the issue of the Americans taking over the land of the Native Americans. The combination of these factors led to the start of the War of 1812. British impr ...

(7 pages) 80 1 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Invaded By Immigrants

y single resident of North America cantrace his ancestry back to the cradle of life in Europe. Even Native Americansfound their way to the new world over a frozen ice pack, spreading out acrossthe lan ...

(7 pages) 117 0 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Philosophies of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois.

The nineteenth century marked immeasurable changes in the lives of Native Americans. Through disease and increased hostility from migrating farmers, over ninety percen ... the American Indian population was decimated. The American government saw little success in luring Native Americans to reservations peaceably. Many tribes reacted with aggression towards the governme ... congressional commission believed that the future of America lay in the white man's hands and that native Americans should relocate in order to learn the ways of white society. While most whites beli ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Causes and Consequences of the French and Indian War.

upon a new battle. Not only the French and English wanted control of the Ohio River Valley, but the Native Americans who were living there also believed that it was rightfully their land. All held the ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Contrast of French and Spanish Missionaries. This essay is a detailed research paper based on the topic above. It also includes a MLA Format Work Cited Page.

he beginning of colonial expansion, the missionaries believed in the divine right to evangelize the natives in the new world. By converting the natives the missionaries believed that they will reach e ... ugh negotiation and sincerer affection. The relationships shared between these missionaries and the Native Americans were an essential part of successful evangelization.During the Spanish colonization ...

(4 pages) 61 0 2.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity