How Law Helped to Accomplish Colonialism in Long-Lasting Ways?

What are long-lasting ways that law helped to accomplish colonialism?

Both Darian-Smith and Mawani deal with a distinct colonial context. What are long-lasting ways that law helped to accomplish colonialism? Please describe either the Dawes Act or the blood quantum requirement. The Dawes Act and the blood quantum requirement were used together to “address” the “Indian problem.” How? Put differently, what were the consequences for American Indians? What was the U.S.’s “Indian problem”?