The Dawes Act was an effort to make assimilation the government's official policy. The aim was to "Americanize" the Native Americans , cultivating in them the desire to own property and to farm.
many panicked and accused innocent people of being communist. civil rights were tested and found to be insignificant during a time of crisis
The intent of the Dawes Act of 1887, or the General Allotment Act, was to break up the tribes and stimulate assimilation of Indians into American society. Tribal land was to be divided into allotments for individual ownership of the land and to make independent farmers out of the Indians. Any excess land was to be opened up for settlement.
Many people began moving to the West
A plan to rebuild the South
An agreement in Congress so that President Hayes could take office
The Homestead Act of 1862
Everyone from adventuresome people , to entrepeneurs , scammers , and the desperate. Everyone saw the opportunity differently, but it was an important part of expansion Westward in the US, and it worked well . If not, we'd all still be living in Kansa City, so personally, I am very grateful to those hardy pioneer men and women who eventually made it possible for us to expand to West Coast. Those that lingered in the Plains states are still very important to our food supply to this day . I salute each and every one of them.
White Americans, freed slaves, and immigrants.
he was the only former slave to rule over the u.s. senate.! APEX!
it was easier on former confederate states
Eisenhower put the Arkansas National Guard under Army command in front of schools in Little Rock during the effort to desegregate schools to keep the guard from being led by the governor of Arkansas and to prevent violence.
They provided services that whites would not because of segregation
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Their labor could be sold to a business owner
Cutting taxes for landowners
A new approach to the economy was developing in the south
Goods produced in one region could be sent to another and sold.