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Unit I: Early Injustices

Area of Study
o     Native Americans
o    Colonist/Native American Relations
o    Why Native Americans were not used as Slaves
o    The Pushing West of Native Americans
o    Trail of Tears

The “New World” Myth

8,000-10,000 Years ago People began to migrate across the Bering Strait. (A land-bridge that connected Asia and North America.
Historical evidence indicates that many Indian tribes had attained impressive levels of agricultural, cultural, and/or technological sophistication prior to the “discovery” of the “New World” by Europeans. Indeed, when European settlers arrived, between 500-600 separate tribal societies existed in North America.


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