Explain the process by which the federal government removed Native Americans to reservations between the
1860s and 1880s.
Summarize the ways in which Native Americans resisted removal and assimilation. Explain the obstacles that
tribes faced in their struggle to retain sovereignty.
Describe the perspective of reformers who sought to promote assimilation.
Explain the impact of the Dawes Act on Native Americans and its place within the larger narrative of US