History of the American Indian: What is the history of the Columbus Day Holiday….


What is the history of the Columbus Day Holiday? What historic facts are overlooked in its celebrations (list at least 3).

What is the history of Thanksgiving? How did it become a national holiday? What are the Native perspectives on the events that took place that day?

List three ways Native Americans changed the nature of warfare (tactics) for Europeans and how have these contributions lasted into the present day?

Please name and discuss three policies that were designed to “assimilate” Native peoples into mainstream American society. How did Native people respond to these policies?

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