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Q: Why did many American settlers believed that they had a right to seize American Indian lands?
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Why did settlers go through Indian lands?

All lands were "indian lands". The settlers could not avoid them.


What did the loss of Indian hunting lands to settlers cause?

The loss of Indian hunting lands to the settlers caused the Indians to struggle to find food. This made them move more often and become more aggressive toward the settlers.


What were Cherokees like in the1800s?

The Cherokee were removed to Indian Territory in the 1830s after conflict with American settlers over rights to traditional lands.


What happened to the settlers began to claim Indian lands in the southeast?

Spain allowed the settlers to live in their colonies.


What happened as settlers began to claim Indian lands in the Southeast?

Spain allowed the settlers to live in their colonies.


Why were the iroquios unwilling to join the british in the french and Indian war?

The British were taking the Native Americans land and they attacked the English settlers to force them out of New England. ... British settlers wanted to settle on Native American lands. Why were the Iroquois unwilling to join the British in the French and Indian War?


What happened to the native Americans living on the lands east of the Mississippi river?

After the revolutionary war, the british left most of their forts in the United States. Without british support, it became harder for the american indians to stop settlers from moving to indian lands. In many areas, tribes fought settlers to keep their lands.And after that the americans won and got there lands.


Why did settlers want Indian lands?

The Indian land is over gold mines. There is one in Georgia and Kentucky.


What is the Pontiac rebellion?

an Indian uprising attempting to save their lands from white settlers


What was the purpose of the headright system in Georgia?

to make new settlers come and populate Georgia


Settlers gained passage through Indian lands as a result of the?

Treaty of Fort Laramie


What term was used to describe the white settlers who encroached upon Indian lands?

Squatters


Tecumseh believed that in order to stop losing their lands native Americans must?

The answer is they had to fight white settlers.


Why were many Indians of Ohio valley angry in 1763?

Amherst allowed settlers to build farms and forts on Indian lands.


Who was the radical Native American group that called for Native American lands to be returned?

The radical Native American group that called for Native American lands to be returned is the American Indian Movement.


What was Jackson's policy toward the Indians?

Jackson believed in Indian removal to free their lands for development.


Why did Tecumseh bring together many American Indian tribes?

to draw the British into battle to distract Americans from the battle at sea to resist settlement of American Indian lands to negotiate with the French


Why were many Indians of the Ohio Valley angry in 1763?

Amherst allowed settlers to build farms and forts on Indian lands.


Why were many Indians in the Ohio valley angry in 1763?

Amherst allowed settlers to build farms and forts on Indian lands.


Why did American settlers want native American lands in the west?

they wanted to own a lot of land to have journeys and travel to different places


How did many American react to the king's ban on settling on Indian lands?

he later gave up but king George 3 banned colonists from settling on Indian lands.


What were the sources of Tecumseh's ideas about Indian unity?

The source of Tecumseh's ideas about Indian unity came as a result of his observations in the Ohio Valley. Indians had grown very dependent on Anglo-American goods such as guns and clothing. He was also upset when he observed how American settlers encroached on native lands on a regular basis. He called for a return to traditional Indian ways. He took his ideas to the individual Native American nations, and soon developed what came to be known as Tecumseh's Indian Confederacy.


What was the US government's policy in dealing with the American Indian tribes?

It was to move them to specific lands.


What happened when settlers began to claim native American lands in the south east?

they just got rich


Which crop led new English settlers to encroach on Indian lands and created tension between the two groups?

i think tobacco