AP U.S. History 2.5 Period 6: 1865-1898

AP U.S. History 2.5 Period 6: 1865-1898. The environmental factor that most directly damaged American Indian cultures was...what?

AP U.S. HistoryPeriod 6: 1865-1898
LanguageEnglish Language
Westward MigrationAmerican Indians Struggle to Maintain their Cultures

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one corner and a lot of land All right And

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now the question the environmental factor that most directly damaged

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american indian cultures Wass what And here your potential answers

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Thank you Cold All right we know that the native

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americans way of life based a bunch of changes around

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the closing of the western frontier So let's see if

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we can figure out which answer best describes the environmental

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change that most negatively affected them was the environmental factor

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that most directly damage american indian cultures Langley the digging

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of canals and other waterways Well actually this type of

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land management didn't have a huge impact on the native

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americans whether it was digging canals or mining coal So

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that eliminates a and e was the biggest environmental factor

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affecting american indians The the over cultivation of midwestern farm

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land Well at this time the land wasn't particularly older

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Cultivated So that can't be it either which means that

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the environmental factor most directly damaging american indian culture was

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c the mass hunting in near extinction of the buffalo

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sixty million Yeah that's How many buffalo lived on the

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plains before the settlers arrived By eighteen ninety there were

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only seven hundred fifty yeah native americans dependent on buffalo

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for food medicine and clothing So when they disappeared off

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the plane's their way of life was irrevocably changed So

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c is the right answer When settlers came through they

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made it nearly impossible to find a home where the

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buffalo roam A place where the deer and the antelope 00:01:56.516 --> [endTime] play though still doable what's that