How Attitudes toward Native Americans have Changed


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How Attitudes toward Native Americans have Changed
Through most of the history of the United States, Native Americans have been mistreated and discriminated against. This mistreatment began with the very first European settlers and did not really change until well after World War II. While not the only reason, one factor that helped change attitudes about American Indians was the belated acknowledgement of the role they played in the United States victory in World War II. Of particularly note is the service provided by the Navajo Code
Talkers. This paper will briefly outline the attitudes toward and actions taken against Native Americans prior to World War II, the contributions of Indian Code Talkers in both World War I and World War II...
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