Chapter 6 Native Americans

According to the 2006 Census, there has been __________ in the Native American population in the United States since the 1990 Census.a 40% increase
Christopher Columbus commented in his diary that the “Indians” encountered in the New World would makegood servants.
The number of Native Americans north of the Rio Grande in 1500 is estimated to have been about10 million.
By 1900, the population of Native Americans living north of the Rio Grande had been reduced by dwindling food sources and diseases toless than 250,000.
The theory that best explains the exploitation of the Native Americans and their land by European invaders isworld systems theory.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs was organized in 1824 as part of theWar Department.
The Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears are examples ofall of these; expulsion, extermination, & genocide.
The Indian Removal Act of 1830 called for the relocation ofall Eastern tribes across the Mississippi River.
In the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868, in exchange for Sioux land, White settlers agreednot to hunt or settle on the Great Sioux Reservation.
Colonel George Custer launched military operations against the Sioux becausethe Sioux didn’t leave their land when ordered.
The Ghost Dance is an example of what social scientists call amillenarian movement.
From a __________ perspective, the millenarian movement can be viewed as a means of coping with the domination of White intruders over native tribes.functionalist
Wounded Knee, South Dakota, was the scene of an 1890 massacre of more than 300 Sioux men, women, and children bythe United States Army.
The Allotment Act was based on which of the following principles?assimilation
Today there are 557 Indian reservations in the U.S., comprising __________ of the land throughout the U.S.about 2 percent
The Employment Assistance Programresulted in a Native American version of brain drain.
Nationwide, __________ of employed Native Americans earn less than $10,000.one-third
The problem of under enrollment refers to Indian school children whonever attend school or leave while in grade school.
A pluralistic response to Native American health careincorporates healing traditions.
What’s the problem with the term Native American?all of these