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The Impact of Westward Expansion on Native American Communities

2 hours

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National Archives

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In this activity, you will examine the impact of westward expansion and settlement on Native American communities following the Civil War. You will explore a variety of documents to get a sense of the issues faced by Native Americans due to settlement and U.S. Government Indian policy.

Activity Type:

  • Virtual

  • Solo Activity

Level:

Intermediate

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