Native Americans. 1763-1850 Katie Fry, Elizabeth Elcan , Lee Folk . Thesis. Native Americans between 1763 and 1850 were not just kept from achieving the American Dream; they had it ripped from their hands by ever-expanding, dishonorable white America.
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Katie Fry, Elizabeth Elcan, Lee Folk
Native Americans between 1763 and 1850 were not just kept from achieving the American Dream; they had it ripped from their hands by ever-expanding, dishonorable white America.
the British took over
the French forts in the
west after the war.
border of Ohio.
1800-1830: Jeffersonian Policy
“If we are to wage a campaign against these Indians the end proposed should be their extermination, or their removal beyond the lakes of the Illinois river. The same world will scarcely do for them and us.”
1830-1850 The Age of Jacksonian Policy
“They see that our professions are insincere, that our promises are broken, that the happiness of the Indian is a cheap sacrifice to the acquisition of new lands.”
Secretary of War under John Quincy Adams
(qtd. in Howe 348)
Age of Jackson
“Why does not the Great Father put his red children on wheels so that he can move them as he will?”
(qtd. in Brands 455)
Source: What Hath God Wrought