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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