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Westward Expansion Project
Updated: 10/2/2020
Westward Expansion Project
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Storyboard Description

Assimilation, The Dawes Act, The Homestead Act, or the Transcontinental Railroad

Storyboard Text

  • our beautiful land..
  • The Dawes Act of 1987 authorized the federal government to break up tribal land by partitioning them into individual plots 
  • We own this land now
  • In order to stay here you have to be like us and follow our customs
  • Now dress like us.
  • The culture assimilation of native americans was an effort by the United States to transform Native American culture to European
  • I don't like that we have to be different
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