American Indian Discussion Question Native Americans 1800-1850

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Native Americans, 1800-1850

  • What was the status of Native Americans under the Constitution?
  • If you were defending the Cherokee and other native nations before the U.S. Supreme Court in the 1830s, what arguments would you make? If you were supporting Indian removal, what arguments would you make?
  • How did depictions of Native Americans in popular culture help to sway popular opinion?