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dawes act
Updated: 3/28/2019
dawes act
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  • I know we already moved you here, but now we are going to take your land again... But you can buy it back individually!
  • Hello civilized tribe! The government wants you to fully conform and abolish your tribal governments once and for all. Don't worry though, we'll allot you a share of common property.
  • This is not what they promised us! This land is useless!
  • We're going to have to learn to self-farm, but we can not afford the tools we need. There is no way to make money without farming!
  • The children sent to boarding school have come back, but none of them know how to farm their inherited land.
  • We also have an issue with inheritance. Too many people are getting the same land resulting in each person having no land to farm on.
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