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Indian Reservations: A Look Back at the Relocation of Native Americans

Indian Reservations: A Look Back at the Relocation of Native Americans

In the early 19th century, a dark chapter unfolded in America’s history – the forced relocation of Native American tribes living east of the Mississippi River to lands westward. This massive displacement, justified by ideals of progress and civilization, would come to be known as Indian Removal. For the native peoples torn from their ancestral…