Their Manners Are Decorous and Praiseworthy
• Columbus discovers the Native Americans and calls them "Indios."
• Native Americans become known as Indians.
• Pattern of driving Indians off of their land begins almost immediately.
• A pattern of Indians trying to help the incoming whites begins with the Pilgrims.
• The Iroquios nations are scattered.
• Whites rely on land ownership and deeds for property, something Indians do not understand.
• Pontiac and Tecumseh fail to stop the advance of the whites.
• Indians are given all lands west of the Mississippi as a permanent land by Andrew Jackson.
• Cherokees are removed and led on the "Trail of Tears."
• The gold rush of 1849 moves more and more whites into Indian country.
• Manifest Destiny becomes the basis for government policy.
• The Civil War delays the final removal of the Indian nations.
The Long Walk of the Navahos
• The Navajos are cheated by the whites.
• Manuelito loses...
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