HUSH January 2012

Theme II: Promoting the Ideal

Unit I: Cultural Misunderstanding: The Native American "Problem"


The Constitution of the United States

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

Article. I. Section. 8.

The Congress shall have Power ... To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes

 

 

 

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The Native American "Problem"

16th-17th Century: Germ warfare - colonial warfare

18th Century: Significance of the French and Indian War

Early 19th Century: Louis and Clark: Enlightenment, Westward Expansion, the Ideal and the "other".

19th-20th century: Removal, War, Assimilation

21st Century: Reparations?

 

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The Native American "Problem"

16th-17th Century: Germ warfare - colonial warfare

 Mystic Massacre Response Questions

Pequot's Today

Current Connections: Indian Gaming and Indian Poverty

 

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How will cultural misunderstanding impede our ability to successfully promote the American ideals domestically?

  1. 16th-17th Century: Germ warfare - colonial warfare: The Mystic Massacre
  2. 18th century:

 

 

Current Connections:

Indian Reservations in the US

 

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Discuss

The United States Government:  US Constitution.

Know the Significance of the  Northwest Ordinance

Understand that Andrew Jackson's Native American Policy justified Indian removal and set the precedent for Indian Policy

  • Highlight Jackson's justifications for removal.

Reflect on what you learned from Howard Zinn about the following:

  • Cherokee's ability to "Americanize"
  • John Marshall's ruling in their favor (removing them from their land was unconstitutional)

and explain how and why did Jackson got away with this.

Historical Perspective: Samuel Cloud vs. Andrew Jackson. Cultural misunderstanding or justified genocide?

 

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Manifest Destiny

The  Policy of Indian Removal: The American Ideal?

Map Resources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

HW:  Close reading of the The Dawes Act

Close Reading: Observe facts and details as you read; diction: identify ambiguous language why is it ambiguous (author's purpose?)?

 

 

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Brief Mid-Term Review

Manifest Destiny and the The Native American "Problem"

Understand

Know:

  

 

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Midterm's Start

 

Manifest Destiny and the The Native American "Problem"

Understand

Know:

 

 

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    Mid-Term

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Manifest Destiny and the The Native American "Problem"

Understand

Know:

 

HW: Close reading of the The Dawes Act