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Timeline of Important Events in American Indians History

  • The First Thanksgiving

    The First Thanksgiving
    First Thanksgiving between indians and pilgrims
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Treaty gave Native American land over to colonists
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Native Americans east of the Mississippi River were forced to give up all land and move to Oklahoma
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    Allowed non-Indians to settle on Indian lands
  • Indian Citizenship Act

    Indian Citizenship Act
    American Indians are granted U.S. citizenship rights