A Final Promise

A Final Promise : The Campaign to Assimilate the Indians, 1880-1920

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The evolution of ideas and policy regarding 19th century American Indian-white relations is traced by analyzing the political, religious and intellectual attitudes of the influential non-Indians of the period.
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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 151 x 227 x 28mm | 557g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Worked examples or Exercises
  • 0521379873
  • 9780521379878

Table of contents

The appeal of assimilation; the campaign begins; the transformation of the Indian question; frozen in time and space; the emergence of a colonial land policy; schools for a dependent people; redefining Indian citizenship; the irony of assimilation. Appendices: senate role call votes; congressional appropriations; Indians' personal rights and liberties.
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