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The Military Conquest of Prairie: Native American Resistance, Evasion and Survival, 1865-1890

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by Tore Petersen
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The Military Conquest of Prairie: Native American Resistance, Evasion and Survival, 1865-1890 by Tore Petersen

The Military Conquest of the Prairie is a study on the final wars on the prairie from the Native American perspective. When the reservation system took hold about one-third of tribes stayed permanently there, one-third during the harsh winter months, and the last third remained on what the government termed unceded territory, which Native Americans had the right to occupy by treaty. Contrary to the expectations of the government, and indeed to most historical accounts, the Native Americans were winning on the battlefields with clear conceptions of strategy and tactics. They only laid down their arms when their reservation was secured on their homeland, thus providing their preferred living space and enabling them to continue their way of life in security. Vicious attacks were initiated in order to stamp out tribalism, resulting in driving the US aboriginal population almost to extinction. Analysis of these events is discussed in light of the passing of the Dawes Act in 1887 that provided for breaking up the reservations to the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 that gave a semblance of justice to Native Americans.

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Pages: 256
Size: 3.4 MB
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 9781782843191 (DRM-EPUB)
9781782843214 (DRM-PDF)

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