How did the Dawes Act affect native Americans?

1 Answer
Feb 3, 2017


It was another move for them, and an attempt to Americanize


the act was an effort by the US to Americanize and reservationize the indians. Each tribe was given their own lands to use as they saw fit. Unfortunately, the Indians did not agree with the act, and there was considerable rebellion among the Indians with petitions and sometimes even war.