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Dawes Act Cartoon
Updated: 3/26/2019
Dawes Act Cartoon
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  • My own land? Wow!
  • Have your heard about the Dawes Act? You can get your own land!
  • This is great! Land just for me to farm on!
  • Enroll with the Bureau of Indian Affairs here.
  • Hmm. This soil doesn't look too good for growing crops.
  • Hello, cousin! Did you inherit this land also?
  • Yes, but I am being forced off to boarding school!
  • Another relative? We are going to be so crowded!
  • This land is a desert and we have no supplies to farm on it! And it is smaller than the land we were living on!
  • The Dawes Act has made everything worse!
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