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Invasions & Encounters. What motivated the early explorers? European Explorers to Kansas Spread religion Conquer new lands Establish trade routes Obtain.

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1 Invasions & Encounters

2 What motivated the early explorers? European Explorers to Kansas Spread religion Conquer new lands Establish trade routes Obtain resources (gold/spices) Expand knowledge 1 st Spanish 2 nd French 3 rd British

3 Spanish Explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado Serve in gov’t of New Spain Stories of 7 cities of gold Indian slave “Turk” Came to Kansas in search of Quivira Came into contact with Wichita

4 Coronado returned to Mexico Expedition failure Trial and found guilty of mistreating native peoples

5 French Explorers Claude Charles Du Tisne` Sent to contact Comanche Failed to reach Comanche Contacted Osage and Pawnee Traded guns and ammo for information

6 Etienne Veniard de Bourgmont Sent 4 years after Du Tisne Purpose to establish friendship with Kansa and Plains Apache Gain control over Kansas Set up Fort Orleans

7 Overtime unable to give Indians what they wanted Indians became interested in British goods Tension between French and Indians Set up Fort Cavaginal to regulate fur trade.

8 Monarchy Sovereign rights Indians were to give allegiance to king/queen Rights of native peoples ignored

9 Spanish French Did not live amongst Indians Provided horses NOT guns Lived with Indians Married Indian women Provided guns and ammo

10 Both Brought new diseases killing entire villages New products such as metal (guns), tools, and cloth Increased tension among tribes

11 Indian Relocation Isaac McCoy (1828) Create Indian state where natives could live Gradually assimilate and convert to Christianity Indians would lose traditions

12 William Clark (1822) Indian Removal Act of 1830 Superintendent of Indian Affairs Gave away Kansa and Osage land to emigrant tribes from the East. Continued what Thomas Jefferson started President Andrew Jackson

13 Andrew Jackson 5 th Amendment Moved Indians in East to land west of Mississippi River Indians stood in way of American progress Economy based on agriculture Indians assigned to reservations (1791) Eminent domain

14 Mission Schools Convert Indian children to Christianity Teach vocational skills Goal– Americanize the Indian


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