Response Paper #3
(10 pts) In your own words, describe the policy shift that was happening towards the end of the 1800s.
What were the main policies that evidenced this shift?
(The policy shift was from physical genocide to cultural genocide. This was to happen through assimilation of Native people. The motivations were that physical genocide had become unpopular among Americans, and that cultural genocide was perceived to be cheaper than physical genocide. The policies evidenced in this shift were the boarding school system and allotment (Weekly address4, 2015).)
(10 pts) Describe the way that Indian boarding schools were operated. What were Continue reading...