Injustice in this era was partially due to the expansion, colonization and greed of obtaining land of the initial european immigrants. The Native Americans views on land were very different from that of the early colonies in that Indians saw land as sacred. Essentially Native Americans’ perspective on land is that it was meant to be communally used by all the people of the tribe. Indians had n...
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...hady attempts to make treaties that would only benefit the position of the United states government. These agreements went back and forth like a system of give and take, where take become dominant. Social reconstruction through political polices would not help the overall well being and demeanor of The Cherokee Nation and other Native America tribes. In turn it would only further brutality and the shedding of blood. Driven from their homes the Cherokee nation remained resilient and stood hopeful of containing the remaining population after the Trail of Tears. This vivid illustration through the writings of Perdue and Green show more anguish than was absolutely necessary. As they both put it “And if it isa story we are not proud of, we should make sure that its lesson is well learned: Racism, greed and political partnership can subvert even the noblest American ideas.
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