Chapman University Native Americans and The Struggle to Be Heard Essay

Question Description

Class: Native Americans & the Struggle to Be Heard

Essay topic: answer these questions

Discuss the Civilization Program (training Indian men and women in ranching, farming, and cottage industries) verses the Removal Program (forcing the removal of Indians to the trans Mississippi west region while providing little support). What were the politics and economics behind the change?

How did the way Texas dealt with its Native American population (extermination) come to reflect larger national policy in the 19th century?

Essays should be 3-4 pages, typed, and double-spaced.

Required Readings:

Readings: First Peoples – Chapter 1 and Indian Slavery in Colonial America

Readings: First Peoples – Chapter 1-2

Readings: First Peoples – Chapter 2-3 and Indian Slavery in Colonia America

Readings: First Peoples – Chapter 4-5 and Indian Slavery in Colonia America

Readings: First Peoples – Chapter 5-6 and Indian Resilience and Rebuilding

Readings: First Peoples – Chapter 7 and Indian Resilience and Rebuilding

Book:

Gallay, Alan. Indian Slavery in Colonial America. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015) ISBN: 978-0-8032-6849-4

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