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Dissolution of Native American Territory 1885-1905

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Social Studies +3 Age Level Elementary (9 to 12 years old)
This student activity examines what events, including the Dawes Act of 1887, contributed to the change in Native American reservation boundaries over time. Includes a video discussing 19th century views toward Native Americans, maps of reservation territory in 1885, 1895, 1905, and 1965, discussion questions, and an opportunity to learn more using an interactive map.