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  • inhabitants
  • Smith reported that when the golden plates were revealed to him in New York, an angel told him that the plates contained "an account of the former inhabitants of this continent, and the source from whence they sprang. (wikipedia.org)
  • He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavored to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions. (sullivanclinton.com)
  • Africans
  • Shirley Graham Du Bois explained to Africans: "Not only have the imperialists and racists robbed, plundered and ravaged this fruitful continent, but they have employed every means of degradation, oppression and shame to humiliate Africans and all the children of Africa. (blackagendareport.com)
  • It's your obligation and duty to find out if you're personally one of those alleged stolen Africans somebody overseas allegedly missing you out their blood line and who brought your ass over here if you can't find it 9 times out of 10 you're an American Indian first Nations with a specific band & clan. (stagram.com)
  • Colonization Society
  • In carefully framed language, a "respectable portion of the free people of color of the city of Richmond," Virginia met on January 24, 1817 to consider the position put forth by the American Colonization Society. (pbs.org)
  • A month earlier, at the first meeting of the American Colonization Society, ACS Secretary and Supreme Court Justice Elias B. Caldwell had spoken on "the practicability of colonization" within the American continent -- rejecting the idea for fear of black alliances with "Indians, or the nations bordering on our frontiers, in case of war," or that "the colony would become the asylum of fugitives and runaway slaves. (pbs.org)
  • history
  • Those known today as Sioux (the Dakota, the Lakota, and the Nakota), living primarily in the upper Great Plains region, are among the best-known Indians within American popular culture due to their participation in what Americans perceive to have been dramatic events within their own history, such as the Battle of the Little Big Horn in the late nineteenth century. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Traditional history tells us that European settlers discovered America about the time of the Renaissance. (topdocumentaryfilms.com)
  • and, having studied the pre-history of the current USA, I question the facts presented to prove that the first human born in America was a northern European. (topdocumentaryfilms.com)
  • It also explores the far-reaching implications of recent immigration laws, presenting the controversy over multiculturalism in terms of understanding American history. (worldcat.org)
  • They have expanded the discussion of the meaning of such terms as "white" and "people of color" and have updated all content--especially information on gender, Indian-white contact, and cultural history--by incorporating new findings from recent scholarship. (worldcat.org)
  • Brought completely up to date to reflect recent scholarship and the new wave of immigration to the United States in the last decade, the second edition of this immensely popular book highlights a much-neglected dimension of the American past by giving a unique focus to the history of the nation's minority groups. (worldcat.org)
  • Who shall write the history of the American Revolution? (vassar.edu)
  • They believed that these years were the most important in American history, indeed the most important in the history of the world. (vassar.edu)
  • coverage of issues related to important moments in African-American history. (democracynow.org)
  • But by June he had engineered perhaps the greatest military campaign in American history and was one of the most famous men in the Western world. (centuriesandsleuths.com)
  • History Detective Wes Cowan meets with Jerry Greene, a historian of the Indian Wars. (pbs.org)
  • After watching the "Powder Keg of Tension" video from the History Detectives episode Chief Black Kettle , lead a discussion about what the students already know about Manifest Destiny and the Indian Wars. (pbs.org)
  • However, subsequent U.S. history bears out that unlike leaders such as Crazy Horse, Geronimo, and Sitting Bull, many Indians neither died nor surrendered. (blogspot.com)
  • Before it reached its goal, its members experienced hunger, thirst, and madness, suffering perhaps the most extreme privations and hardships of any westering expedition in American history. (americanheritage.com)
  • colonies
  • This time-honored script renders the road from colonies to nation clear, smooth, and straight, with familiar landmarks along the way, from Boston's Massacre and Tea Party through Lexington and Concord, then on to Bunker Hill and Yorktown before reaching its destination: Philadelphia in 1787, where the Founders invented a government worthy of America's greatness. (vassar.edu)
  • Bacon's Rebellion turned into a civil war within Virginia - and a war of extermination against the colony's Indian allies - that lasted into the following winter, sending shock waves throughout the British colonies and into England itself. (audible.com)
  • But the treaty between the North American colonies and European states, signed in Paris in 1783, left out the Native Americans and their long-standing relations with the British and other colonial powers. (blogspot.com)
  • People
  • That after Christ's ascension, he again descend-ed among these people on the American continent. (byu.edu)
  • Your hatred of white people doesn't take away the fact that there is evidence of caucasian people being here before the Indians of America. (topdocumentaryfilms.com)
  • However, food remains at Paleo-Indian sites including Gault (Texas) and Jake Bluff (Oklahoma) indicate that these people used a wide variety of plants and animals. (britannica.com)
  • For the people, see Americans . (wikipedia.org)
  • The data developed by these mainstream scientists tell us that the Native Americans have very distinctive DNA markers, and that some of them are most similar, among old world populations, to the DNA of people anciently associated with the Altay Mountains area of central Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore Indians were, in their minds, not any more the 'original people' of this land than they were. (nativecircle.com)
  • It is certainly possible that a handful of ancient Siberian people over the course of thousands of years may have found their way into the northern parts of North America. (nativecircle.com)
  • As Hoxie puts it, the Paris agreements "accomplished the double trick of erasing Native people from the international diplomatic arena, while placing them under the authority of a nation that took no formal notice of their existence" (23). (blogspot.com)
  • Again, although the figures are not precise, the United States has 2.9 million Native Americans today and Canada's Indian population is one million, but people counted today in both of those categories include many with mixed-ancestry. (intercontinentalcry.org)
  • When speaking of the united republican States, I hazarded no conjectures upon the permanence of republican forms in the New World, and when making frequent allusion to the commercial activity which reigns in the Union, I was unable to inquire into the future condition of the Americans as a commercial people. (gradesaver.com)
  • Fredrick Douglass said it best in #whyisthenegrolynched and #follyofcolonization we're American the negro owes no more than the Africa owes to American there's millions of needy people over there and over here why would we give up our land and home for an uncertain home not guaranteed to you in the wilderness of a random west african country your self proclaiming is your origin. (stagram.com)
  • More than any other people on this continent, Native Americans know what exploitation and colonization are all about, and so it's natural that at a moment of great need they're leading the resistance to the most profound corporatization we've ever seen. (yesmagazine.org)
  • Revolution
  • Most Americans nowadays like to think that they have the American Revolution pretty well figured out. (vassar.edu)
  • Nor have the years since done much to shake the sense of knowing, too well, the American Revolution. (vassar.edu)
  • In other words, shortly after the American Revolution, a good number of Native Americans came to realize that in the new political climate, in addition to a charismatic chief, it was just as important to have a sharp lawyer and a persuasive lobbyist. (blogspot.com)
  • sovereign nations
  • The Sioux had no way of knowing about the process that had worked itself out in the East and Southeast, whereby, in direct contravention of a U.S. Supreme Court decision ( Worchester vs. Georgia ), Indians would no longer be dealt with as sovereign nations. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Nonetheless, with these states being surrounded and under the economic dominance by the imperialist countries they could in no genuine sense be considered sovereign nations. (blackagendareport.com)
  • blacks
  • Within the context of the country's economic development, the authors show how blacks, Indians, and immigrant minorities helped transform an agrarian society into the modern industrial-urban nation of the 1990s. (worldcat.org)
  • If America was founded on universal natural rights, then obviously it cannot exclude Jews, or refuse to grant freedom and equality to blacks, etc. (theoccidentalobserver.net)
  • The United States of America was occupied over 4000 years ago, as the water raised and lowered, a nation of Blacks that were already here before the so called Columbus discovered it. (wikimedia.org)
  • Mexico
  • Houser left Oklahoma at the age of 20 to study at Dorothy Dunn's Art Studio at the Santa Fe Indian School in New Mexico. (iaia.edu)
  • Over the past decade, from British Columbia to New Mexico, the world's most rapid deforestation has been underway in the North American west, with an average of nearly six million acres of forest lost per year - roughly double the three million acres per year rate in Brazil. (blogspot.com)
  • One of the most distinctive Paleo-Indian artifact types is the Clovis point , the first of which was discovered on a kill site near what is now Clovis, New Mexico . (britannica.com)
  • at how Indian, Moorish and Spanish influences molded the character of present-day Mexicans, and how these influences continue to play a role in sexual moral-ity, courting and marriage in Mexico. (google.com)
  • settlement
  • Consequently, citizens of the the new nation looked out over the vast expanse to the west and, in spite of the presence of tens of thousands of Indians, considered the land unoccupied and open for settlement. (blogspot.com)
  • I flatter myself that the orders with which I was entrusted are fully executed, as we have not left a single settlement or field of corn in the in the country of the Five nations, nor is there the appearance of an Indian on this side of Niagara. (sullivanclinton.com)
  • Lewis and C
  • The first men to follow Lewis and Clark across the continent to the Pacific were John Jacob Astor's fur traders. (americanheritage.com)
  • The reports of Lewis and Clark, confirming the existence of rich beaver streams in the Rockies and the Northwest, had excited him, and more than any other American he possessed the resources and the experience with fur markets to attempt to monopolize the new area before others could overrun it. (americanheritage.com)
  • Columbus
  • Ice Age Columbus: Who Were the First Americans? (topdocumentaryfilms.com)
  • With these lines, Wheatley became the first writer to personify the new nation as the goddess "Columbia"--a feminized reference to Columbus, who was widely recognized as the "father" of America. (learner.org)
  • Application of the term "Indian" originated with Christopher Columbus , who thought that he had arrived in the East Indies , while seeking Asia . (thefullwiki.org)
  • lands
  • The lands of the Sioux have also been a focal point for some of the most dramatic events in the American Indian Movement of recent times, especially the 71-day occupation of Wounded Knee, South Dakota , in 1973, which brought national media attention to the Pine Ridge Reservation. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In the Policy of Indian Removal, Native Americans were forced to leave their ancestral lands for designated reservations further west. (pbs.org)
  • 1776
  • Tis not the affair of a city, a country, a province, or a kingdom, but of a continent--of at least one eighth part of the habitable globe,' insisted Thomas Paine in January 1776, urging Americans toward independence. (vassar.edu)
  • The refounding is summed up perfectly by the opening of Straussian hero Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Gettysburg Address: "Four score and seven years ago [i.e., our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. (theoccidentalobserver.net)
  • minorities
  • No longer needed as allies, and looked upon as merely being in the way, Indians entered a perilous time of being regarded as dependent domestic minorities. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Myth
  • The myth of cowboys and Indians. (pbs.org)
  • @danaigurira #michonne #akoye sayz "you black American akata's ain't west African you worship me more than you love your own fried black American woman your mother's are trash and everything isn't revolved around you black American obruni's get off her continent's nuts and stop patronizing them like they owe you something for the trans Atlantic slave trade over exaggerated myth. (stagram.com)
  • years
  • That the Indians were black-ed for their crimes, and that in 420 years after Christ the Gentile nations, who had the light of this gospel among them, were destroyed on account of their sins, and that the last prophet who had the care of this gospel, had those plates made from medals obtained, and the whole deposited where they have now been found. (byu.edu)
  • Millions of years have probably elapsed since the cooling of the outer crust of the globe produced the solid basis of our continents. (wikisource.org)
  • During the Constitution's bicentennial eleven years later, American ignorance of the nation s other sacred text proved equally profound. (vassar.edu)
  • from approximately 30,000-12,000 years ago, sea levels were so low that a " land bridge " connecting the two continents was exposed. (britannica.com)
  • When I was young, it was '12,000 years ago' when Indians supposedly migrated over the 'land-bridge' into this continent. (nativecircle.com)
  • I am aware that the calendar of the Mohawk Indian Nation has been counting the winters for over 33,120 years at the time of this writing. (nativecircle.com)
  • In short, through one hundred and fifteen years of struggle, the Choctaws went "from tribe to nation. (blogspot.com)
  • Also, note that American Indians had been traded as slaves to Europe for a hundred years before the British colony in Virginia. (stagram.com)
  • When, in late summer 2011, we held what turned into the biggest civil disobedience action in 30 years in the United States, the most overrepresented group were indigenous North Americans-in percentage terms they outnumbered even the hardy band of Guilty Liberals like me. (yesmagazine.org)
  • Asia
  • A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. (statemaster.com)
  • Although initial epidemics were located in urban areas, increased dengue spread has involved suburban and rural locales in Asia and Latin America. (medscape.com)
  • vast
  • First Nations are all that stand in the way of Canada's total exploitation of its vast energy and mineral resources. (yesmagazine.org)
  • time
  • The Sioux had the misfortune of becoming intimately acquainted with the westward thrust of American expansion at a time when American attitudes toward Indians had grown cynical. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The rugged rock which here and there breaks through the thin soil of the infertile north has lain on the spot from the very dawn of time. (wikisource.org)
  • Outside of this territory there was at the dawn of time no other 'land' where North America now is, except a long island of rock that marks the backbone of what are now the Selkirk Mountains and a long ridge that is now the mountain chain of the Alleghanies beside the Atlantic slope. (wikisource.org)
  • affording a sufficiency for twenty elegant townships which, in the process of time, will doubtless add to the importance of America. (sullivanclinton.com)
  • How did the depiction of America change over time? (learner.org)
  • In time, the ship would take the furs collected in the Northwest to China, dispose of them there, and return to New York or Boston with tea, silk, and other goods for the American market. (americanheritage.com)
  • owes
  • In fact, Arizona owes much of its fame to several serendipitous circumstances: the great Grand Canyon, its spectacular desert and mountain scenery, its climate, and its Indian nations. (google.com)
  • Movement
  • Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 รข October 24, 2005) was an African American civil rights activist and seamstress whom the U.S. Congress dubbed the Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement. (statemaster.com)
  • Out of this, in Minneapolis, came the American Indian Movement, AIM, in 1968 (and out, as well, of the hope for justice and the tactics for achieving it offered by the Civil Rights Movement and out of the carnival of the later 1960s). (motherjones.com)
  • Bill McKibben on the tradition of environmental activism he's seen among members of First Nations, and the unique role of the Idle No More movement in the fight against climate change. (yesmagazine.org)
  • extermination
  • The sad, depressing reality chronicled in James Daschuk's tour de force, Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life -describing the extermination of Canada's First Nations-is the mirroring American readers will observe the same situation in the United States. (intercontinentalcry.org)
  • lethal
  • But awaiting the pioneers' arrival is a stark, empty continent, filled with a plethora of bizarre and lethal animals - all brought to life by brilliant computer animation. (topdocumentaryfilms.com)
  • regard
  • In addition, the authors include more information on the post-1960 period, particularly in regard to immigration and American Indians. (worldcat.org)
  • Moreover, a historicist Anglo-Protestant American conservatism, no matter how "Judaizing" its fixation on the Old Testament, would still regard Jews as outsiders. (theoccidentalobserver.net)