Lincoln and the indians : Civil War policy and politics / David A. Nichols.
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- ISBN: 9780873518758
- ISBN: 0873518756
- ISBN: 9780873518765
- ISBN: 0873518764
- Physical Description: xv, 223 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Saint Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, ©2012.
MN American Indian literature.
"With a new preface by the author"--Cover.
Originally published: Columbia, MO : University of Missouri Press, 1978.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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."
"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.
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