Native American history

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus Discover America

    Columbus Discover America
    He wanted to see if there was a shorter way to get to Spain. He didn't know that there was a island. He found it by mistake.
  • Sep 15, 1519

    Cortez comes to Mexico

    Cortez comes to Mexico
    Moctezuma II killed.
  • First English Colony at Jamestoen, Virginia

    First English Colony at Jamestoen, Virginia
    In 1606 King James 1 granted a charter to a london entrepreneurs, the Virginia Company, to establish a satellite English settlement in the Chesapeake region of North America.
  • Kickapoo

    The kickapono as been as been seeen as early as 1612 by samuel de Champlain.
  • First Slaves in America was in Virginia

    First Slaves in America was in Virginia
    The other crucial event that would play a role in the development of America was the arrival of Africans to Jamestown
  • Mayflower arrived in Plymouth to form the first colony

    Mayflower arrived in Plymouth to form the first colony
    Their way of creating a type of self-government.
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    first indian naval engagment was during pequot war.

    When the colonists attacked Mystic it was mainly inhabited by Pequot women and children. It was a massacre with the colonial leaders using God as a justification for the killing. Approximately 600-700 natives were at Mystic during the attack. Only seven or so were taken prisoner. Only another seven or so escaped. The remaider died.
  • Kickapoo

    the Algonquin tribes in this region came under attack from the east, first by the Ottawa and Iroquian-speaking Neutrals, and then the Iroquois. By 1658 the Kickapoo had been forced west into southwest Wisconsin.
  • Shaugawaumikong

    the French reestablished a trading post at Shaugawaumikong, now La Pointe, Island, Ashland County, Wis., which became an important Chippewa settlement
  • Shaugawaumikong

    It was not until after that they obtained a foothold west of Lake Superior. While the main divisions of the tribe were thus extending their possessions in the west, others overran the peninsula between Lake Huron and Lake Erie
  • Louisiana Purchase:

    Louisiana Purchase:
    The desire of the U.S. was to purchase the port outright so that they could control this very important marketplace. It also had a inpact on the indian tribes in the area.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Under these treaties, the Indians were to give up their lands east of the Mississippi in exchange for lands to the west. Those wishing to remain in the east would become citizens of their home state. This act affected not only the southeastern nations, but many others further north.
  • Black River Chippewa

    Black River Chippewa
    who sold their lands in south Michigan are now with the Munsee in Franklin county
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    Trail of tears

    In one of the saddest episodes of our brief history, men, women, and children were taken from their land, herded into makeshift forts with minimal facilities and food, then forced to march a thousand miles(Some made part of the trip by boat in equally horrible conditions).
  • Kickapoo

    approximately half of the Mexican Kickapoo returned to the United States and were sent to Oklahoma. Currently, there are three federally-recognized Kickapoo tribes
  • Last major bloodshed involving Indians and the U.S. Government

    Last major bloodshed involving Indians and the U.S. Government
    The Battle of Wounded Knee, South Dakota, occurs in the last major battle between United States troops and Indians. Hundreds of Indian men, women, and children are slain, along with twenty-nine soldiers.
  • Indian Reorganization act.

    Indian Reorganization act.
    The Kickapoo tribe in kansas is a federally recoginized sovereign indian tribe.
  • America Indian Movement

    America Indian Movement
    During the summer of 1968, about 200 members of the Native American community in urban Minneapolis, Minnesota, met to discuss various issues, including slum housing, alleged police brutality, unemployment, and alleged discriminatory policies involving the local county's welfare system