During the "trails of tears" segment she was obsessing on the word "Savages" do describe the indians.
"What do you think of when you heard the degrading term "Savages" and it's used to describe another human being.
A boy raises his hand.
"Did you know they tied people guts to trees and made them walk around the tree?"
anther boy says "They also buried people to their waist and covered them with honey so the ants would eat them."
I don't think her point was well received