• American Experience -- Author Interview: Neil Maher
    Author Interview: Neil Maher
    Neil Maher on The Depression, President Roosevelt's motivation to create the ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep9: What Was the Occupation of Wounded Knee?
    S21 Ep9: What Was the Occupation of ...
    In February 1973, Native American protesters occupied Wounded Knee, South ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep9: The Relocation of Native Americans
    S21 Ep9: The Relocation of Native ...
    Most Native Americans do not live on reservations. This is largely due to the ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep9: The US Government's Education of Native American Ch
    S21 Ep9: The US Government's Education ...
    What were Native American children expected to learn in schools run by the US ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep9: Taken from Their Families
    S21 Ep9: Taken from Their Families
    For many decades, Native American children, some as young as 5, were taken from ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep9: What was the American Indian Movement?
    S21 Ep9: What was the American Indian ...
    Founded in Minneapolis, in 1968, by young urban Indians fed up with police ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep9: Calling Attention to Wounded Knee
    S21 Ep9: Calling Attention to Wounded ...
    Wounded Knee - Wounded Knee occupiers communicated their concerns via the press.
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep7: Will the Cherokee Be Exiled?
    S21 Ep7: Will the Cherokee Be Exiled?
    Ratified by the US in 1836, the treaty of New Echota required the Cherokee to ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep7: What Was the Trail of Tears?
    S21 Ep7: What Was the Trail of Tears?
    In 1838, the Cherokee nation is forced to walk more than 1000 miles from Georgia ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep7: President Jackson and the Indian Removal Bill
    S21 Ep7: President Jackson and the ...
    President Andrew Jackson supported moving Native Americans west of the ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep7: The Consequences of the Trail of Tears
    S21 Ep7: The Consequences of the Trail ...
    The effects of 1830s policies on Native Americans are still felt today.
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep7: Creating a Written Alphabet for the Cherokee
    S21 Ep7: Creating a Written Alphabet for ...
    Sequoyah was devoted to enabling the Cherokee people to have the power that ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep7: "Civilization" and Native Americans
    S21 Ep7: "Civilization" and Native ...
    White Americans offered Native Americans equality -- if they became more like ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep7: Are the Cherokee an Independent Nation?
    S21 Ep7: Are the Cherokee an Independent ...
    In 1832 the United States Supreme Court recognized Cherokee sovereignty, thanks ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep7: Evacuating the Cherokee People
    S21 Ep7: Evacuating the Cherokee People
    On the morning of May 26th, 1838, the United States began removing Cherokee from ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: Inequality in the Courthouse
    S21 Ep4: Inequality in the Courthouse
    In 1953, The lawyers in Hernandez v. Texas argued for their client as well as ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: Mexican-Americans in World War II
    S21 Ep4: Mexican-Americans in World War ...
    Hundreds of thousands of Mexican-Americans fought in the US military in World ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: The Birth and Growth of Racism against Mexican-Amer
    S21 Ep4: The Birth and Growth of Racism ...
    Racist attitudes against Mexican-Americans intensified in the 20th Century. Of ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: A New Nation for Mexican-Americans
    S21 Ep4: A New Nation for ...
    How and why did many Mexicans become US citizens in 1848?
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: Discrimination against Mexican-Americans
    S21 Ep4: Discrimination against ...
    In the 1950s life could be difficult for Latinos in the United States.
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: Hernandez v. Texas: A Great Moment in American Hist
    S21 Ep4: Hernandez v. Texas: A Great ...
    This 1954 Supreme Court ruling in Hernandez v. Texas, was a major civil rights ...
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