I think it's C) To divide and distribute land American IndiansExplanation
It (the Dawes act of 1887) says that a Native American/American Indian family may receive an amount of acres of land depending on what do they do with the land itself.
The Dawes act was came into force on the 8th of February in the year 1887 and it was proposed by the congress and approved by the president of the United states to divide and allot land to the American Indians.
Each piece of land allotted was to be owned and regulated by individual instead of the whole tribe owning the land was removed by this act. These people owning the land were also promised future citizenship.
the answer is c my son
many Native Americans lost both their traditional lands and their sense of a tribal culture.
Explanation: Because I just did the practice.
C - to divide and distribute land to American Indians
The Dawes Act of 1887 allowed the US to survey and divide up land for Native Americans. Any who accepted and lived apart from the trib would be granted US citizenship.
ANSWER: Native American Indians who accepted the individual allotments were allowed to become US citizens.
EXPLANATION: Dawes Act (also referred to as the General Allotment Act or the Dawes Severalty Act) was signed into the law in February 8, 1887, this law powered the US government to allocate lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservation.
Also, this law was enacted to emphasize the protection of the laws of the United States and her territories over the Indian populace, and for other reasons.
B) To stop American Indians from resisting assimilation