Lincoln and the indians : Civil War policy and politics / David A. Nichols.
- 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Moorhead Public Library||973.7092 NIC (Text)||33500012761326||Main||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780873518758
- ISBN: 0873518756
- ISBN: 9780873518765
- ISBN: 0873518764
- Physical Description: xv, 223 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Saint Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, ©2012.
|General Note:|| MN American Indian literature.
"With a new preface by the author"--Cover.
Originally published: Columbia, MO : University of Missouri Press, 1978.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The Indian system : "a sink of iniquity" -- Lincoln and the southern tribes : "our great father at Washington has turned against us" -- The Indian expedition : "a great exhausting affair" -- Lincoln and the refugees : "a multitude of cares" -- Indian affairs in Minnesota : "a system of wholesale robberies" -- Rebellion in Minnesota : "a most terrible and exciting Indian war" -- Lincoln and the Sioux executions : "I could not afford to hang men for votes" -- Lincoln and removal : "a disagreeable subject" -- The President and the reformers : "this Indian system shall be reformed!" -- The failure of reform : "the do nothing policy here is complete" -- Concentration and militarism : "those who resist should be pursued by the military and punished" -- Lincolnian attitudes toward Indians : "a dying race ... giving place to another race with a higher civilization" -- Lincoln and other Indians : "a great revolution in the conduct of Indian affairs."
|Summary, etc.:|| "The only thorough treatment of Lincoln's Indian policy during the Civil War and the corrupt "Indian System" of government aid that mainly benefited ambitious whites"--Publisher's website, viewed June 19, 2012.
Search for related items by subject