Unworthy republic : the dispossession of Native Americans and the road to Indian territory
by Saunt, Claudio (Author)
"A masterful and unsettling history of the forced migration of 80,000 Native Americans across the Mississippi River in the 1830s. On May 28, 1830, Congress authorized the expulsion of indigenous peoples from the East to territories west of the Mississippi River. Over the next decade, Native American... Full description
- Introduction: "Words are delusive"
- White supremacy and Indian territory. Aboriginia ; The White people of Georgia
- The view from Washington City. The debate ; "Forked tongue and shallow hart"
- The best laid plans. The plan of operations ; The cholera times
- Financing dispossession. The financiers ; "A combination of designing speculators"
- From expulsion to extermination. 1836: the southern world at war ; At the point of a bayonet ; 'Tis no sin
- Afterword: The price of expulsion.