“Although state societies are efficient in organizing people and resources, they also are associated with many disadvantages, such as extreme disparities in wealth, use of force to keep people in line, and harsh laws. 1. Given these difficulties, why do you think the state has survived” (Brown, 2020)? Provide at least one example from the text.
2. Do you think the United States will survive another 200 years as a state? Why or why not?
After reading “The Fall of Colonialism and the Rise of Newly Independent States” section from chapter 13, “Assimilation, Integration and Colonization (Links to an external site.)” by Duane Champagne, “The Great Sioux Nation and the Resistance to Colonial Land Grabbing (Links to an external site.)” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, and watching Aaron Huey’s “America’s native prisoners of war (Links to an external site.)” answer the following questions:
3. What is colonialism?
4. Is colonialism dead or is it ongoing today? Provide two examples from the required texts and two examples from the required video