Final Timeline

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Indian Removal act signed by A. Jackson

1830

Treaty of New Echota (signed-ratified)

1833 - 1836

trail of tears

1838

homestead act

1862

spirit of the frontier

1872

Civil Rights Movement (somewhat) begins

1890

Wounded Knee Massacre

12/29/1890

mandatory indian education

1893

NA depicted dancing- film begins

1920

NA depicted as violent savage

1930 - 1950

(w/great depression)

Brown Vs. Board

1951 - 1954

Emmett Till Murdered

08/28/1955

Montgomery Bus Boycotts

12/01/1955 - 12/20/1956

modern civil rights movement (due to MLK etc)

1960

nation of islam rising in popularity

1960

NA depicted as metaphors

1960 - 1970

for African American struggles

Freedom Riders

1961

James Neel & extra calories

1962

James Neel: Hunter-gatherers developed a gene to store extra calories during times of plenty, so that they could survive in the fasting season

NIH researcher sstudy high diabetes rates of tribes

1963

NIH researchers began to study the extraordinarily high diabetes rate of the Pima compared to the Blackfoot tribe

Freedom Summer

1964

War on Poverty - LBJ & B. Goldwater

1964

Lyndon B Johnson's War on Poverty Campaign vs. Barry Goldwater

Thurgood Marshall

1967

becomes became first African American member of the supreme court justice.

mexico city olympics

1968

Stonewall/ Gay Liberation Movement Begins

06/01/1969

Civil Rights Movement Falls Apart

1970

members of AIM took over the replica of the Mayflower

1970

Thanksgiving 1970: this happened for a few days

Occupation Mt. Rushmore

1971

occupation of Mount Rushmore in protest of putting federal government emblems on a sacred mountain

BIA takeover

11/03/1972 - 11/09/1972

AIM and Oglala Sioux tribe members seized the town of Wounded Knee

02/27/1973

roots phenomenon

1977

paris is burning released

1980

"Glory" comes into theaters

1989

Emmett Till Case Reopened

1990

American settlement diverted the Pima’s water supply

1990

reducing their food sources from agriculture/irrigation

Colonial Williamsburg adds 'slave auction&marriage'

1994

"Lone Star" comes into theaters

1996

smoke signals made

1998

3.4 million immigrants were living in florida

2008

FL governor signs $1 billion deal with indians

2010

arizona house bill 2281 passed

12/01/2010

tennessee attempts to edit history

12/01/2011

tennessee tries to remove history that may reflect poorly on founding fathers