Describe the policies implemented by authorities in Ottawa & Washington DC to manage First Peoples & Native Americans between 1860-1890 & then briefly detail how these indigenous peoples responded to encroaching Caucasian economic frontiers, settlement &the military agents of the Canadian & American governments.
The policies implemented by authorities in Ottawa and Washington was the policy to encourage the civilizing process.
With increased waves of immigration from Europe, there was growing
public support for education to encourage a standard set of cultural
values and practices to be held in common by the majority of citizens.
Education was viewed as the primary method in the acculturation process
Americanization policies were based on the idea that when indigenous people learned
United States (American) customs and values, they would be able to merge
tribal traditions with American culture and peacefully join the
Wars resulted from conflicts and competition for resources between the
European colonists and Native Americans. There was population pressure
as settlers expanded their territory, generally pushing indigenous
people northward and westward. But, warfare and raiding also took place
as a result of wars between European powers; in North America, they
enlisted their Native American allies to help them conduct warfare
against each other's settlements.