Our Hearts Fell to the Ground
Although they were trading and advancing their ways of communication, some of the trades should not have been pushed for. I felt that overall this was a negative occurrence more than a positive one. Another disadvantage of the illustrations that are given to us in the book is the validity of the pictures. In many other types of History we know when exactly many events occurred. For example, we know that on September 17, 1787 the Constitution was adopted. In a lot of Native American history we do not have the exact date of many events that took place. The inaccuracy of their history is a major disadvantage for themselves as well as those that want to learn more about the Native American ethnic background. These were only a few of the advantages and disadvantages that were shown in this book and there are many more that go into even more depth.
The definition of “a world in flux” could pertain to many things. In this essay, it pertains to the time period of the Native Americans in the early nineteenth century. I personally interpret the saying “a world of flux” into a world of disarray. Not very many things were going good for the Native Americans in that time period.
During this period in time the American Colonists were ravaging the Native American crops and villages in hopes that they would surrender their land. They did everything in their power to rid the land of Indians by not only destroying their crops, but by killing herds of buffalo as well. To