Teaching with Documents: Maps of Indian Territory, the Dawes Act, and Will Rogers Enrollment Case File

Lesson PlanLesson Plan - Analysis of the Dawes Act and subsequent change in the federal policy focused specifically on breaking up reservations by granting land allotments to individual Native Americans.
Source:National Archives and Records Administration
URL:http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/fed-indian-policy/
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.4(D), 4.8(A), 4.19(A), 4.19(B), 4.21(A), 4.21(B), 4.21(C), 4.21(D), 7.6(A), 7.9(A), 7.19(B), 7.21(A), 7.21(B), 7.21(C), 7.21(D), 7.21(E)
Topics:Late Nineteenth-Century

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