Lesson Plan

Systems of Power Against and Within American Indian Communities, 1880-1940

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Learners explore methods and the struggles of power between the federal policies and Native populations. They discuss the issue of controlling the Native Indian population, driving them from their land, and providing a mandatory education for Indian children. In groups, students investigate ways the white man sought to control the American Indian and how the Indians resisted. They write a summary and share their findings with the class.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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2 days
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