- May 2014
Can't one similarly say that the poor conditions in US meatpacking plants led to the creation of the US FDA?
I certainly don't endorse forced assimilation, but couldn't life for these Indians have been much better had they assimilated as opposed to been deported to Oklahoma? I mean, didn't something like a quarter of Indians who traveled on the Trail of Tears die during their jouney?The widely despised Indian Removal Act of 1830 most likely prevented the total annihilation and/or assimilation of several native tribes. Some of these tribes today retain their culture that would have been lost if they were assimilated into the general population.