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Native American Civil Right 1865-1992
What does Civil Rights mean for the Native Americans?
Generally refers to the idea of self-determination (the right to decide by whom you
are governed), land (reclaiming their lost land) and culture (preservation of
traditional way of life).

Reservation Policy ­ state law…

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Wheeler-Howard Act 1934 ­ stopped NA lands from being sold to private buyers.
Restored some land lost to extend and create reservations.
WW2 ­ Many NA moved into urban areas for work and to fight however forced back
at end of the war. Japanese Americans forced by the gov't onto…


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