Native Americans Opportunities and Dilemmas. Amy Gerade Lawrence International High School. Academic Expectations. Writing and Critical Thinking.
Lawrence International High School
In your notebooks, please answer the following questions:
In your notebooks, write a definition on what you think a Native American is – it can be a description or bullet points.
Are these Native Americans similar to those you would find in the Caribbean – like the Arawak? Why or Why not?
Many different tribes comprise the Eastern Woodland Indians groups to include:
Are there any other roles that you see a Native American leader fulfilling?
Grand Sachem (leader) of the Wampanoag tribe
To Maintain Peace He Has Two Choices With English Settlers:
WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
SOLD LARGE TRACTS OF LAND TO THE ENGLISH!!!
What is a tract of land?
What happens when the Native Americans start losing land to the English settlers?
Is this the beginning of the movement of Native Americans towards the west? Why or Why Not?
The Children of
Daughter whose name is not in the English records
In most societies who inherits the throne? Why?
On the death of Massasoit his eldest son Wamsutta (Alexander) becomes the sachem of the tribe
Does the timeline of events seem suspicious to you? Why or Why not?
If you were King Philip what would you do to protect your people?
Did King Philip make the correct choice?
PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THE ASSIGNMENT IN YOUR NOTES!
DUE AT THE END OF THE PERIOD FOR CREDIT!
Knowing this small piece of Native American relations between themselves and the white settlers who would eventually become American citizens, do you think they were treated fairly or were they taken advantage of? Why or why not?