The long drives started in Texas and many African American slaves that were freed turned to employment as a cowboy. The job took a little athletic ability, but it wasn’t that hard to learn. People emigrated from Mexico, settled in Texas and got jobs as cowboys. The whole notion of cattle herding was from Mexico. The cattleman was the one who owned the cattle.
The death of their ruler made a fight for the spot. After the civil war the people then spread out over many miles of land. • • The Aztecs were a little different. They were serfs; or agricultural laborers; and mercenaries. Powerful aristocrats selected new rulers from male members of the ruling ancestors.
In European religion they believed in Christianity and in only one god who was responsible for everything. European’s viewed the religions of both Native American and Africans as savage and crud. They disregarded their beliefs and believed that their religion was the only right one and anyone else who believed in anything else was wrong. The Naive Americans and Africans didn’t understand why the Europeans were doing what they were doing and why they were so disrespectful to their gods and religion. With Native Americans and Western Africans land ownership was won through wars or chosen in the belief that their gods had given them the land that they were living on.
The cattle barons and homesteaders/ farmers are linked up together through history since the time of the gold rush when cattle barons started to really show up in the west as a dominant force even though the farmers and homesteaders could have overwhelmed them. Cattle barons are large ranch and cattle owners who took over parts of Wyoming and thought they could do what they wanted (Old West Legends). Some cattle barons teamed up together to enforce their rule and to take over more land. Homesteaders on the other hand were like farmers but they went from living off the land to living in the land and finally to change the land to fit their needs. They would get new equipment or new breakthroughs in equipment or technology and what not to increase production and things of that nature (Two Old West Legends).
Their stealing of livestock from Spanish and American settlers, as well as the other Plains tribes, often led to war. The Comanche also had access to vast numbers of feral horses, which numbered approximately 2,000,000 in and around Comancheria. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the Comanche lifestyle required about one horse per person. With a population of about 30,000 to 40,000 and in possession of herds many times that number, the Comanche had a surplus of about 90,000 to 120,000
The Europeans who wanted control over all of Native America decided to steal the fur from animals and use it as per their own conditions. Slavery Slavery ultimate grew out of much colonization The Europeans were known for colonization and that is what they came to do in America. The colonized parts of America and took local people and sent them away to Europe to work as slaves. Slavery grew as Europe gained more control over America. The advantages are that The Europeans gave the Native American’s manufactured goods, like cloth, iron cookware, guns and tools.
He feels that with no education the Indians are feel they cannot take care of themselves or their land. Apess goes on to state about the white men claiming of how they are willing to give Indians rights and privileges and he discusses about how they need to protect their property and themselves by being in the Union. This is due to the whites being very overbearing and powerful and distrustful and the Indians would get taken advantage of by the white men. He goes on to talk about how the white men are the “superior race,” but how this could
The “encomiendas” granted the conquistadores a group of Indians to do manual labor solely for that encomendero, either working at the mines or agricultural settings. Encomenderos were supposed to protect and take care of their Indians offering them education, health and sufficient nutrition, however very few went trough this expenses. As a result King Charles abolished the “encomiendas” by the New Laws of 1542, because of the severe conditions the Indians had to go through that lead to the death of millions due to disease, malnutrition and mistreatment etc. Followed by the “encomiendas” came a similar system that would be used to replace and improve the working conditions for the Indians and not give encomenderos so much power, such as the “repartimiento”. The difference was that it
This land that the government was giving away was traditional homeland to the Native Americans. The Native Americans have no lost 2/3 of the land they originally owned. To top it off, Americans were now turning grass lands into railroads along the western lands. Western settlers killed buffalo, which destroyed traditional Native American way of life. The Native Americans lived a way that they were self-sufficient.
Once they had aimed at their destination, they were sold to white people at auctions. The auctions were similar to cattle auctions and very humiliating. Their owners, just like cattle, then branded the slaves with a hot iron. Some slaves worked at their owners/masters house as domestic servants. However most, slaves worked in the fields.