38 Nooses

38 Nooses
Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End

by Scott W. Berg

  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0307907392
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In August 1862, after decades of broken treaties, increasing hardship, and relentless encroachment on their lands, a group of Dakota warriors convened a council at the tepee of their leader, Little Crow. Knowing the strength and resilience of the young American nation, Little Crow counseled caution, but anger won the day. Forced to either lead his warriors in a war he knew they could not win or leave them to their fates, he declared, “[Little Crow] is not a coward: he will die with you.” So began six weeks of intense conflict along the Minnesota frontier as the Dakotas clashed with settlers and federal troops, all the while searching for allies in their struggle. Once the uprising was smashed and the Dakotas captured, a military commission was convened, which quickly found more than three hundred Indians guilty of murder. President Lincoln, embroiled in the most devastating period of the Civil War, personally intervened in order to spare the lives of 265 of the condemned men, but the toll on the Dakota nation was still staggering: a way of life destroyed, a tribe forcibly relocated to barren and unfamiliar territory, and 38 Dakota warriors hanged—the largest government-sanctioned execution in American history. Scott W. Berg recounts the conflict through the stories of several remarkable characters, including Little Crow, who foresaw how ruinous the conflict would be for his tribe; Sarah Wakefield, who had been captured by the Dakotas, then vilified as an “Indian lover” when she defended them; Minnesota bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple, who was a tireless advocate for the Indians’ cause; and Lincoln, who transcended his own family history to pursue justice. Written with uncommon immediacy and insight, 38 Nooses details these events within the larger context of the Civil War, the history of the Dakota people, and the subsequent United States–Indian wars. It is a revelation of an overlooked but seminal moment in American history.

Interrupted Odyssey

Interrupted Odyssey
Ulysses S. Grant and the American Indians

by Mary Stockwell

  • Publisher : Southern Illinois University Press
  • Release : 2018-09-06
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0809336707
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In this first book devoted to the genesis, failure, and lasting legacy of Ulysses S. Grant’s comprehensive American Indian policy, Mary Stockwell shows Grant as an essential bridge between Andrew Jackson’s pushing Indians out of the American experience and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s welcoming them back in. Situating Grant at the center of Indian policy development after the Civil War, Interrupted Odyssey: Ulysses S. Grant and the American Indians reveals the bravery and foresight of the eighteenth president in saying that Indians must be saved and woven into the fabric of American life. In the late 1860s, before becoming president, Grant collaborated with Ely Parker, a Seneca Indian who became his first commissioner of Indian affairs, on a plan to rescue the tribes from certain destruction. Grant hoped to save the Indians from extermination by moving them to reservations, where they would be guarded by the U.S. Army, and welcoming them into the nation as American citizens. By so doing, he would restore the executive branch’s traditional authority over Indian policy that had been upended by Jackson. In Interrupted Odyssey, Stockwell rejects the common claim in previous Grant scholarship that he handed the reservations over to Christian missionaries as part of his original policy. In part because Grant’s plan ended political patronage, Congress overturned his policy by disallowing Army officers from serving in civil posts, abandoning the treaty system, and making the new Board of Indian Commissioners the supervisors of the Indian service. Only after Congress banned Army officers from the Indian service did Grant place missionaries in charge of the reservations, and only after the board falsely accused Parker of fraud before Congress did Grant lose faith in his original policy. Stockwell explores in depth the ousting of Parker, revealing the deep-seated prejudices that fueled opposition to him, and details Grant’s stunned disappointment when the Modoc murdered his peace commissioners and several tribes—the Comanche, Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Sioux—rose up against his plans for them. Though his dreams were interrupted through the opposition of Congress, reformers, and the tribes themselves, Grant set his country firmly toward making Indians full participants in the national experience. In setting Grant’s contributions against the wider story of the American Indians, Stockwell’s bold, thoughtful reappraisal reverses the general dismissal of Grant’s approach to the Indians as a complete failure and highlights the courage of his policies during a time of great prejudice.

The Dakota Conflict and Its Leaders, 1862-1865

The Dakota Conflict and Its Leaders, 1862-1865
Little Crow, Henry Sibley and Alfred Sully

by Paul Williams

  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 2020-06-05
  • Pages : 261
  • ISBN : 1476639310
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Custer, Sitting Bull and Little Bighorn are familiar names in the history of the American West. Yet the Great Sioux War of 1876 was a less notorious affair than earlier events in Minnesota during 1862 when, over a few bloody weeks, hundreds of white settlers were killed by Sioux led by Little Crow. The following three years saw military thrusts under generals Sibley and Sully onto the Western Plains where hundreds of Indians, as innocent as the white victims, were cut down by American soldiers. From this carnage Sitting Bull first emerged as a military leader. This history reexamines the facts behind Sitting Bull's legend and that of the white captive, Fanny Kelly.

The North Carolina Historical Review

The North Carolina Historical Review
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2013
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Crime Detection

Crime Detection
Modern Methods of Criminal Investigation

by Arne Svensson,Otto Wendel

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1955
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Transactions of the XVIIth Congress of the International Union of Game Biologists, Brussels, Belgium, September 17-21, 1985

Transactions of the XVIIth Congress of the International Union of Game Biologists, Brussels, Belgium, September 17-21, 1985
A Book

by International Union of Game Biologists. Congress

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1985
  • Pages : 1115
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Classification of the Collection to Illustrate the Animal Resources of the United States

Classification of the Collection to Illustrate the Animal Resources of the United States
A List of Substances Derived from the Animal Kingdom, with Synopsis of the Useful and Injurious Animals and a Classification of the Methods of Capture and Utilization

by David Starr Jordan,Edward Drinker Cope,George Brown Goode,George Newbold Lawrence,Jerome Henry Kidder,Thomas Hale Streets,William Healey Dall

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1878
  • Pages : 84
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1878
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The American Sportsman

The American Sportsman
Containing Hints to Sportsmen, Notes on Shooting, and the Habits of the Game Birds and Wild Fowl of America

by Elisha Jarrett Lewis

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1857
  • Pages : 478
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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MEC

MEC
A Book

by Mary Ellen Carroll

  • Publisher : Steidl / Edition7L
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 357
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Text by Jonathan Flatley, Hamza Walker.

Patents for Inventions, Fifty Years Subject Index 1861-1910: Classes 38-70

Patents for Inventions, Fifty Years Subject Index 1861-1910: Classes 38-70
A Book

by Great Britain. Patent Office

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1913
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2002
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST NEW SERIES VOLUME 38

AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST NEW SERIES VOLUME 38
A Book

by LESLIE SPIER

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1936
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The second book of Thucydides

The second book of Thucydides
A Book

by Thucydides

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1854
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Ms. Magazine

Ms. Magazine
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1983
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Kompass

Kompass
Register of industry and commerce of Singapore

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2002
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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“A” Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon to the Old Testament

“A” Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon to the Old Testament
With an Introduction Giving a Short History of Hebrew Lexicography

by Julius Fürst

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1867
  • Pages : 1511
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Journal

Journal
A Book

by Asiatic Society of Bombay

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1979
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Pomo Indians of California and Their Neighbors

The Pomo Indians of California and Their Neighbors
A Book

by Vinson Brown,Douglas Andrews

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1969
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The story of a group of tribelets speaking several languages and dialects.

Totally Tolerant

Totally Tolerant
Spotting and Stopping Prejudice

by Diane Webber,Laurie Mandel

  • Publisher : Franklin Watts
  • Release : 2008-09
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9780531205259
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Teens discuss issues related to prejudice, including diversity, intolerance, biases, and ways to fight prejudice.