Hello asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 7 years ago

What was the purpose of the Dawes Act? Check my answers plz?

to provide Indians with money to start over

to contribute to the well-being of Native Americans

to offer government resources to Native Americans

to reduce Indian tribal lands and power

is it C?

15) This quote refers to the oil industry, but it could also describe the development of what other large industry?

"It was the law of nature, the survival of the fittest, that [the small refiners] could not last against such a competitor."





Is it B??

2 Answers

  • 7 years ago
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    To reduce Indian tribal lands and power


    are the correct answers.

  • Jay
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    1. to reduce Indian tribal lands and power

    The Act guaranteed to Indians that they could own certain sections of their land, the rest would be sold off to railways and farmsteaders from the East looking to move west. Previously land ownership, such as it was in the Native American community, was held communally.

    2. Steel.

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