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Lincoln and the indians : Civil War policy and politics

Author: David A Nichols
Publisher: Saint Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Nichols
ISBN: 9780873518758 0873518756 9780873518765 0873518764
OCLC Number: 780161670
Notes: "With a new preface by the author"--Cover.
Originally published: Columbia, MO : University of Missouri Press, 1978.
Description: xv, 223 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 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."
Responsibility: David A. Nichols.

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