Sitting bull stated, "the life my people want is a life of freedom." likewise, chief joseph simply asked the government for equal rights enshrined by the laws. describe what freedom meant to the indians and how that conflicted with the interests and values of most white americans. also, explain why white americans did not allow indians the opportunity to have american citizenship.
One of the reasons why white Americans constantly conflicted with Native Americans was their lack of desire to become assimilated into American culture. Native Americans, for the most part, did not want to be forced to speak English and dress like other white Americans. Many times, the effort to not assimilate backfired, as the government created Indian Boarding Schools in which Native Americans were forced to abandon their language and traditions.
Along with this, many white Americans did not want Native Americans to have citizenship because they felt that white Americans were superior to this group.
answer; /// slavery should be outlawed in the new country, was part of the initial draft of the declaration of independence, but not part of the final