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The Dawes Act and Assimilation - Seth Trammel
Updated: 10/1/2020
The Dawes Act and Assimilation - Seth Trammel
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  • This is my home you can't take it.
  • I have to take it.
  • Where do I began?
  • In 1887, Congress passed The Dawes Act. The Dawes Act allowed the Federal Government to break up tribal lands.
  • I came from Eastern Europe!
  • Where are you coming from?
  • The Government taking the tribes land and telling them to try to farm or do agriculture.
  • I can't work in a factory. It isn't what I want to do. 
  • You will work in this factory!
  • The Native Americans don't know how to farm or where to start farm.
  • I have to live with other families as well?!
  • This is will you where live along with other families that also need homes.
  • Immigrants getting interviewed to be let into America.
  • The Government forcing them to work in factories and not putting them in healthy conditions.
  • Immigrants have to live in poor conditions with a bunch of people because they don't make enough to afford something better. The immigrants are forced into the way of assimilation along with their poor conditions.
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