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Lincoln and the indians : Civil War policy and politics / David A. Nichols.

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Detroit Lakes Public Library 973.7092 NIC (Text) 33500012761326 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780873518758
  • ISBN: 0873518756
  • ISBN: 9780873518765
  • ISBN: 0873518764
  • Physical Description: xv, 223 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Saint Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, ©2012.

Content descriptions

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.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Relations with Indians of North America.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Indians of North America > Government relations.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Indians of North America > Government relations.
Relations with Indians of North America.
United States.
Genre: History.

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