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Grading Key


Grading Key Document A

This excerpt shows that the government viewed Native Americans as lazy and wanted to give them skills to work in industry.

Document B

This document describes how the people of Lake Mohonk wanted to assimilate the Native Americans by destroying their culture.

Document C

This picture shows the extent of assimilation after the Civil War.

Document D

This picture depicts government rationing of food to Native American tribes unable to support themselves in their new way of life.

Document E

This graph shows the decline in buffalo population due to westward expansion.