What was the Dawes Act and why did it fail?

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May 17, 2017

Answer:

It was meant to americanize Native Americans and failed because it consited in uprooting them

Explanation:

The 1887 Dawes Act imposed a new system of land managing in which the traditonal tribal ownership of land could no longer be used. Momaday accused it of being uprooting for Native Americans and to destroy their traditions.