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October 2017 · 1 volume · 400 pages · 8"x10"
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Defining Documents in American History:
Native Americans (1451-2017)
This title covers important historical documents from influential figures in Native American history. Readers will find in-depth analysis of a broad range of historical documents, including speeches, letters, legislation, court cases, and other sources about Native Americans.
The set provides detailed, thought-provoking analysis of:
Iroquois Thanksgiving Address
Tecumseh: Speech to Governor Willian Henry Harrison
Indians of All Tribes Occupation of Alcatraz: Proclamation
Andrew Jackson on Indian Removal
Zitkala-Sa: Old Indian Legends
Each in-depth chapter guides readers with historical insight and comprehension. Written by historians and teachers, several elements explain the document’s historical impact and provide thoughtful critical analysis, including a Summary Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Document Analysis, and Essential Themes. Plus, an historical timeline and bibliography of important supplemental readings will support readers in understanding the broader historical events covered.
From the first meetings between Native Americans and European settlers to twentieth-century events, this set provides thoughtful analysis of documents and speeches allowing readers to gain a better understanding of this crucial topic in American history. An important resource for the history collections of high schools, undergraduate libraries and public libraries.