What can you predict about settlement patterns in the period after this map? – The reservations will move westward. The reservations will move eastward. New settlers will take land nearby the reservations. New settlers will bypass the reservations and take land further west. Points earned on this question: O Question 1 (Worth 5 points) Excerpt from the Dates Act SEC. 10. That nothing in this act contained shall be so construed to affect the right and power of Congress to grant the right of way through any lands granted to an Indian, or a tribe of Indians, for railroads or other highways, or telegraph lines, for the public use, r condemn such lands to public uses, upon making Just compensation.
What conclusion can be drawn from this excerpt? Native Americans were interested in linking their lands to other regions. The federal government planned improvements to Native American lands. The federal government maintained some power over Native American land. Native American ownership of the land could not be refuted under any circumstance. Points earned on this question: 5