Native Americans

By Jordyn Gritzmacher

How Were They Treated?


  • Native Americans were treated very badly because they were known as outsiders.
  • Many people despised the Native Americans.
  • Yet the Native Americans were the people who greeted them onto their land.
  • They did not even consider a fight or even think that they would be driven out of their homelands.
  • They were one of the founding people or groups on the Americas.

How did the Westward Expansion affect the Native Americans?

  • The Westward Expansion made Native Americans move to another place that they did not like.
  • The Westward Expansion was a very violent confrontation.
  • The Indian Removal Act forced the Native Americans to move onto reservations, and their children were taken and forced to abandon religion, culture, and region.
American History HD - Westward - History Channel Documentary Part 1