Native American Inquiry Project By 8soccer8 Jan 1, 1492 Native Population At one point in time ALL of North America was Native American. Jan 1, 1492 Cherokee Descent Patterns Many years before this, too... Jan 1, 1492 Disease Disease was the biggest cause of death for Native Americans upon European Contact, not the Europeans themselves. Period: Jan 1, 1492 to Oct 8, 2014 Cherokee Descent Patterns Many years before this, too... Jan 1, 1570 U.S. Constitution When writing the U.S. Constitution, they used the Iroquois Confederacy as a model. Jan 1, 1723 Nancy Attucks Nancy Attucks was Crispus Attuck's mother, and was a member of the Natick Tribe (pictured). Period: Jan 1, 1723 to Dec 31, 1770 Nancy Attucks Nancy Attucks was Crispus Attuck's mother, and was a member of the Natick Tribe. Jan 1, 1763 Proclomation of 1763 This granted Britain more land west of the Appalachians, but restrictes the colonists from going there, claiming it was "Indian Territory". Jan 1, 1775 American Revolution MOST (NOT ALL) Native American tribes allied with the British during the American Revolution. Jan 1, 1778 Treaty of Fort Pitt The Treaty iof Fort Pitt was the first treaty signed between Native Americans and the U.s. government. Jan 1, 1809 Tecumseh and The Prophet Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa united the Eastern Tribes to resist United States expansion in the Ohio Valley and beyond. Jan 1, 1820 Native American Slavery Approximately 20,000 Native Americans in California had the status of slaves in the region's missions in 1820. Jan 1, 1831 Trail of Tears The forces migration of the Cherokee was called the Trail of Tears. It lasted from 1831 ro 1837. Dec 31, 1837 Trail of Tears The Cherokee were forced to move fro Georgia to Indian Territory, along the "Trail of Tears", from 1831-1837. Jan 1, 1851 The Reservation System The Reservation System set aside areas of land for many Native American tribes. Jan 1, 1879 Carlisle School This was when the Carlisle Schools started. They continued until 1918. They were meant to erase Native culture from Native Americans and put in "American" culture. Period: Jan 1, 1879 to Dec 31, 1918 Carlisle Boarding Schools These Native American Boarding Schools (which started in 1879) forbid & punished students from&for using their native languages. Jan 1, 1887 The Dawes Act The Dawes Act of 1887 banned Native Americans from owning land as a group. Jan 1, 1887 ChIef Joseph Chief Joseph attempts to lead the Nez Perce to Canada to escape the prejudice of American government. Jan 1, 1890 Wounded Knee Wounded Knee is considered the decisive final battle in the European settling of the western United States. Jan 1, 1890 The Ghost Dance The Ghost Dance was a spiritual movement by Native Americans to resist European domination. Jan 1, 1912 1912 Olympics Jim THorpe wond gold medals in the 1912 Olympics and was considered the greatest athlete in the world at the time. Dec 31, 1918 Carlisle Boarding School These Native American Boarding Schools (which started in 1879) forbid & punished students from&for using their native languages. Jan 1, 1924 Native American Citizens Native Americans were finally recognized as U.S. Citizens in 1924. Jan 1, 1931 Charles Curtis Charles Curtis was the name of the only U.S. Vice President with Native American bloodlines. Jan 1, 1943 World War II The U.S. Military used the Navajo language as code throughout WWII. (1941-1945). Jan 1, 1968 American Indian Movement (AIM) The American Indian Movement was set up to fight for Native American Rights. Period: Jan 1, 1969 to Dec 31, 1971 Native Americans Occupy Alcatraz From 1969-1971, Native Americans occupies Alcatraz in San Francisco to force the Federal Government to honor one of its treaties. Jan 1, 1970 Native Americans & Alcatraz From 1969-1971, Native Americans occupies Alcatraz in San Francisco to force the Federal Government to honor one of its treaties. Jan 1, 1972 Trail of Broken Treaties The Trail of Broken Treaties was a political action designed to reaise awareness about the plight of Native Americans. Jan 1, 1978 Native American Religion Allowed. Native Americans weren't allowed the right to their own religion until 1978. Jan 1, 1988 Indian Right to Gaming Regulations (IGRA) In 1988, Congress recognized the Indian right to gaming operations and passed the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA). Oct 8, 2014 Native Populations Now, North America is approximately 1% Native American. Oct 8, 2014 New York City Native Populations NYC currently has the highest number of Native Americans living within its limits. Oct 9, 2014 Native Americans in the U.S. Military The Military has the highest government capacity that Native are the highest represented per capita.