Examples of Allotment and Assimilation Era in the following topics:
- Congress passed the General Allotment Act, which is considered one of the earliest attempts aimed toward assimilation of native tribes.
- This period of allotment of tribal lands became known as the "Allotment and Assimilation Era" because the main goal of apportioning tribal land was to integrate native peoples into mainstream American society.
- Allowing native peoples to live their lives according to traditional practices and teachings on the reservation was forbidden; thus, assimilation became the epitome of Federal Indian Policy.
- The Allotment Era resulted in the loss of more than two-thirds of tribal entrusted lands, which went from 138 million acres in 1871 to 48 million acres in 1934.
- The Dawes Act (also called the "General Allotment Act" or "Dawes Severalty Act of 1887") was adopted by Congress in 1887 and authorized the president of the United States to survey Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians.
- The Dawes Act, also called General Allotment Act, or Dawes Severalty Act of 1887, adopted by Congress in 1887, authorized the President of the United States to survey Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians.
- The stated objective of the Dawes Act was to stimulate assimilation of Indians into American society.
- It ended allotment and created a "New Deal" for Indians, including renewing their rights to reorganize and form their own governments.
- The act "was the culmination of American attempts to destroy tribes and their governments and to open Indian lands to settlement by non-Indians and to development by railroads" [C.S.
- Kidwell, "Allotment," Oklahoma Historical Society Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture].
- From 320-550 CE, the Gupta Empire assimilated neighboring kingdoms, through
conquest or political alliances.
- Sri Gupta's son and successor, Ghatotkacha, ruled
from c. 280-319 CE, while his son, Chandragupta, ascended the throne around 319
and ruled until 335 CE.
- With a dowry and political alliance from the marriage,
Chandragupta conquered or assimilated the kingdoms of Magadha, Prayaga, and
- He conquered the kingdoms of Ahichchhatra and Padmavati early in his reign,
then attacked neighboring tribes, including the Malwas, Yaudheyas, Arjunayanas, Maduras,
the expansion of the Gupta Empire through war, there were numerous examples of
cultural sophistication during the Gupta era, with architecture, sculptures and
paintings surviving as reminders of the creativity of the time.
- Byzantium has been often identified with absolutism, orthodox spirituality, orientalism and exoticism, while the terms "Byzantine" and "Byzantinism" have been used as metaphors for decadence, complex bureaucracy, and repression.
- The Byzantines also preserved and copied classical manuscripts, and they are thus regarded as transmitters of the classical knowledge, as important contributors to the modern European civilization, and as precursors of both the Renaissance humanism and the Slav Orthodox culture.
- This network revolved around treaty making and included the welcoming of the new ruler into the family of kings as well as the assimilation of Byzantine social attitudes, values and institutions.
- During the Byzantine Renaissance of the Macedonian Dynasty, art and literature flourished, and artists adopted a naturalistic style and complex techniques from ancient Greek and Roman art, mixing them with Christian themes.
- An artist restructured photo of what the city of Constantinople looked like during the Byzantine era.
- The "New Negro" is defined as the self-confidence and active refusal to obey Jim Crow-era laws of the post-World War I black community.
- This movement energized Harlem and beyond with its race-conscious and class-conscious demands for political equality, an end to segregation and lynching, as well as calls for armed self-defense when appropriate.
- There is no doubt that despite the difficult challenges of race and class in the 1920s, a new spirit of hope and pride marked black activity and expression in all areas.
- The middle-class leadership of NAACP and Urban League were deeply suspicious of the flamboyant and demagogic Marcus Garvey, who in turn saw Du Bois and others as dark-skinned whites.
- The New Negro movement insisted on self-definition, self-expression, and self-determination, a striving after what Locke called "spiritual emancipation. " The many debates during the Harlem Renaissance years regarding art and propaganda, representation and identity, assimilation versus militancy, and parochialism versus globalism, have enriched the perspectives on issues of art, culture, politics, and ideology that have emerged on the African-American scene since the 1930s.
- Indian Commissioner in 1945, "caused the greatest disruption of Native life since the beginning of the reservation era," affecting the habits, views, and economic well-being of tribal members.
- Many military awards offered to American Indian soldiers were later used during the termination period by the Bureau of Indian Affairs as proof that American Indians were eager to assimilate into white mainstream American culture.
- The war's aftermath, says historian Allison Bernstein, marked a "new era in Indian affairs" and turned "American Indians" into "Indian Americans."
- Military service and urban residency contributed to the rise of American Indian activism, particularly after the 1960s and the occupation of Alcatraz Island (1969–1971) by a student Indian group from San Francisco.
- In the same period, the American Indian Movement (AIM) was founded in Minneapolis, and chapters were established throughout the country, where American Indians combined spiritual and political activism.
- Indian termination policy of the United States (mid-1940s to the mid-1960s) intended to assimilate American Indians (herein referred to as "Indians" for historical context)
into mainstream American society.
- Assimilation was not new.
- Indians were then subject to state and federal taxes, and laws from which they were previously exempt.
- Over one hundred tribes were terminated during the termination policy era.
- AIM was initially formed to address American Indian sovereignty, treaty issues, spirituality, and leadership, while simultaneously addressing incidents of police harassment and racism against Native Americans forced to move away from reservations and tribal culture by the 1950s-era enforcement of the U.S. federal government-enforced Indian termination policies.
- It is a well-established subfield of sociology that seeks to study the structures, processes, changes and problems of urban areas and to subsequently provide input for planning and policymaking.
- After the Industrial Revolution sociologists such as Max Weber and Georg Simmel began to focus on the accelerating process of urbanization and the effects it had on feelings of social alienation and anonymity.
- Along with this expansion came many of the era's emerging social problems, ranging from issues of homelessness and poor living conditions to the low-wage and long-hour work periods that many European immigrants faced upon arrival in the city.
- Like biological systems, urban subgroups are dependent on one another for healthy functioning and are also dynamic—that is, they flourish and decline based on political, economic, and social tides.
- As people enter and leave a country, they are dependent upon one another, as well as the new culture, to assimilate and enter into a new society.
- Romulus and Remus were purported to be sons of Rhea Silvia and Mars, the god of war.
- When Remus and Romulus became adults and learned the truth about their birth and upbringing, they killed Amulius and restored Numitor to the throne.
- But Virgil
took the disconnected tales of Aeneas’s wanderings and his vague association
with the foundation of Rome and fashioned it into a compelling foundation myth
or national epic that tied Rome to the legends of Troy, explained the Punic Wars,
glorified traditional Roman virtues, and legitimized the Julio-Claudian
dynasty as descendants of the founders, heroes, and gods of Rome and Troy.
- In this context, Augustus instituted a new
era of prosperity and peace through the reintroduction of traditional Roman
- Aeneas eventually won the war and killed Turnus, which granted
the Trojans the right to stay and to assimilate with the local peoples.
- This regular and intensified trans-Saharan trade in gold, salt, and ivory allowed for the development of larger urban centers and encouraged territorial expansion to gain control over different trade routes.
- It was protected by a stone wall and functioned as the royal and spiritual capital of the empire.
- Given scarce Arabic sources and the ambiguity of the existing archaeological record, it is difficult to determine when and how Ghana declined and fell.
- Furthermore, the archaeology of ancient Ghana does not show signs of the rapid change and destruction that would be associated with any Almoravid-era military conquests.
- It collapsed into tribal groups and chieftaincies, some of which later assimilated into the Almoravids, while others founded the Mali Empire.