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First Americans : A History of Native Peoples, Volume 2 Since 1861

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Summary

Tells the complete story of Native American history, including the native perspective. First Americansprovides a history of Native Americans, from their earliest appearance in North America to the present, that covers the complexity and diversity of their past. The text demonstrates Native Americans' participation in determining their own future and helps students place Native American history in context with national and international developments. Present throughout the text is the "native voice," giving American Indians' perspectives on historical developments. The text also enforces the reality that native people retain a presence in the U.S. today as a growing population with a rich diversity of roles, ideas, and contributions. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning- MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking To enhance student comprehension, each chapter includes features such as Chronologies, Key Questions, Review Questions, and Recommended Readings. Engage Students Special features are included to highlight the native voice and support the themes presented. Support Instructors MySearchLab, Instructor's Resource Center, Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, MyTest, and PowerPoint presentations are available. For volume one of this text, search ISBN-10: 0205055761 For the combined volume of this text, search ISBN-10: 0132069482 Note:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit:www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205041418 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205041411.

Author Biography

Kenneth Townsend earned his Ph.D. in American History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1991, two years after joining the faculty of the Department of History at Coastal Carolina University in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Townsend now serves as chair of the Department of History. He is the author of World War II and the American Indian (2000), South Carolina (2008) and varied articles, and he is revising a book-length manuscript addressing the World War II home front in the Southeastern United States. In summer 2006 Townsend embedded with U.S. Army units in Kabul and Kandahar, Afghanistan and is now

completing a project titled “Shadows of War” that examines the personal imprint of war on soldiers and their families. 

 

Mark A. Nicholas received his PhD from Lehigh University in 2006, and teaches at Florida Atlantic University.  With Joel W. Martin, he edited Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010). He has several ongoing projects, including a book about the Seneca Indians for Michigan State University. Press and a book about the Shawnees in Kansas for University of Arizona Press.

Table of Contents

Found in this section:
1. Brief Table of Contents
2. Full Table of Contents

 


1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter 9 The Civil War Years, 1861–1865

Chapter 10 Conflicting Postwar Directions, 1865–1877

Chapter 11 The Struggle for Cultural Identity, 1877–1910

Chapter 12 Progressivism and World War I: Charting Their Own Course in the Twentieth Century, 1900–1920

Chapter 13 Post-War Directions for Native Americans, 1918–1929

Chapter 14 The Great Depression, 1929–1940

Chapter 15 American Indians Join the War Effort, 1940–1945

Chapter 16 Redefining the Status of Native Americans in Post—World War II America, 1943–1962

Chapter 17 Indian Activism in the Age of Liberalism, 1961–1980

Chapter 18 Self-Determination to Decolonization: Native Americans into the Twenty-First Century

 


2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

MySearchLab Connections

Preface

MySearchLab

Supplementary Material

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

 

Chapter 9: The Civil War Years, 1861–1865

Lumbee Indians in the Civil War

War in Indian Territory and Minnesota

Choosing Sides

War in Indian Territory

Profile Stand Watie (Cherokee, 1806–1871)

The Upper Midwest: Sioux Resistance

Profile Little Crow (Tayoyateduta or Thaoyate Duta, for His Red Nation), 1810–1862

Seeing History The Execution of Santee Sioux

Resistance in the Southwest and Plains

Navajo Resistance

Bosque Redondo

War in the Colorado Territory

Reading History Proclamation of Govern John Evans, Colorado Territory, June 27, 1864

Reading History Letter from Black Kettle (Cheyenne) to Major Colley (Indian Agent, Fort Lyon), United States Army, August 29, 1864

Conclusion

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

Native American History Online

MySearchLab Connections: Sources Online

 

Chapter 10: Conflicting Postwar Directions, 1865–1877 

Kintpuash and the Modoc War

Post–Civil War Directions in Indian Affairs

Defining Postwar Indian Policy

Profile Standing Bear (Machunazha, Ponca), 1829–1908 

The Powder River War

Peace Overtures

Reading History Report to the President by the Indian Peace Commission, January 7, 1868 

Renewed Resistance on the Southern Plains

Peace Policy, War Policy

President Grant’s Peace Policy

Seeing History “Robinison Crusoe Making a Man of his Friday”

Renewed Resistance on the Southern Plains

Profile Quannah Parker (Comanche)

Gold in the Black Hills

The Great Sioux War

The Nez Perce

Seeing History Custer’s Last Stand

Conclusion

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

Native American History Online

MySearchLab Connections: Sources Online

 

Chapter 11: The Struggle for Cultural Identity, 1877–1910  

Wild West Shows

Chasing Freedom, Preserving Identity

Victorio and Geronimo

The Ghost Dance

Saving the Indian

Eastern Reformers

Lake Mohonk

Seeing History “Give the Red Man a Chance”

The Attack on Indian Cultures

The Dawes Act

Reading History General Allotment Act, or Dawes Act (1887)

Profile The “Oklahoma Land Rushers, or Boomers”

Christianizing the Indian

Educating Native Americans

Seeing History “The American Indian: Past and Present”

Profile Plenty Kill, aka Luther Standing Bear (Oglala, 1868–1939)

Conclusion

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

Native American History Online

MySearchLab Connections: Sources Online

 

Chapter 12: Progressivism and World War I: Charting Their Own Course in the Twentieth Century, 1900–1920 

Simon Pokagon

The Progressive Spirit among Native Americans

Seeing History Dime Novels

The Society of American Indians

Profile Jim Thorpe

Gertrude Bonnin and Laura Kellogg

Religion and the SAI

Fractures within the SAI

The Peyote Issue

The Great War

The World War One Draft

Reading History Native American Citizenship and Compulsory Military Service

Indians Enter Military Service

Over There

Profile Private Joseph Oklahombi (Choctaw)

Stereotypes and Indian Military Service

The Home Front

Conclusion

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

Native American History Online

MySearchLab Connections: Sources Online

 

Chapter 13 : Post-War Directions for Native Americans, 1918–1929

The “Osage Reign of Terror”

Coming Home

Wartime Divestment of Indian Lands

Wartime Resurgence of Traditional Values

Citizenship for Native Americans

Postwar Activism

The Continued Assault on Indian Lands

Profile Will Rogers

Pueblo Lands

Reading History Letter from Commissioner of Indian Affairs Charles Burke to All Indians

Fall’s Removal from Office 

Changing Directions

The Emerging Path of Reform

Seeing History The Vanishing American and Hollywood Film

Profile John Collier

Citizenship Revisited

The Meriam Report

Reading History From The Problem of Indian Administration, or Meriam Report, 1928

Conclusion

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

Native American History Online

MySearchLab Connections: Sources Online

 

Chapter 14: The Great Depression, 1929–1940  

The CCC Project at Bandelier National Park near Santa Fe, New Mexico

Native Americans and the Early Years of the Great Depression

Hard Times

Reform Efforts in the Hoover Administration

Health Care and Education

A Brighter Prospect for Change

The Indian New Deal

Native Americans and New Deal Reform

The Public Works of Art Project

Seeing History St Regis Indian Reservation (1937) by Amy Jones

The Civilian Conservation Corps—Indian Division

Profile Robert Yellowtail

Navajo Stock Reduction

Indian Education

Redirection in Federal Indian Policy

The Indian Reorganization Act

Reading History Excerpts from the Indian Reorganization Act (Wheeler-Howard Act), June 18, 1934

Resistance to the IRA

Profile Alice Lee Jemison (Seneca)

Assessment of the Indian New Deal

Conclusion

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

Native American History Online

MySearchLab Connections: Sources Online

 

Chapter 15: American Indians Join the WarEffort, 1940–1945  

Lieutenant Ernest Childers Earns the Congressional Medal of Honor

Native Americans Enter the Armed Forces

Draft Registration and Military Induction

Motives for Enlistment

Seeing History Freedom’s Warrior—The American Indian

Defining Indian Identity

Racial Identity in Virginia

Tribal Sovereignty

Native Americans at War

Indian Response to Pearl Harbor

Indians at War

Profile Postwar Ira Hayes

Code Talkers

The Popular Image of Indian Soldiers

Reading History The Navajo Translation of the United States Marine Corps Hymn

Seeing History Military Use of Native American Imagery

The Home Front

War Comes to the Reservations

Migration to Defense Factories

Women and the War Effort

War Bond Purchases

Conclusion

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

Native American History Online

MySearchLab Connections: Sources Online

 

Chapter 16: Redefining the Status of Native Americans in Post-World War II America, 1943–1962  

John Nez (Navajo)

The Path to Termination

Senate Report 310

A Global Indian Reorganization Act

The National Congress of American Indians

The Immediate Postwar Direction

Economic Difficulties

Social Concerns

The Indian Claims Commission

Termination and Relocation

Termination Reconsidered

The Relocation Program

Seeing History Bureau of Indian Affairs Relocation Poster “Come to Denver”

The Policy of Termination

Klamath and Menominee Termination

Profile Ada Deer (Menominee)

Reading History Party Platform Planks and Native Americans 

“The More Things Change . . .”

The Continued Assault on Indian Lands

The Korean War

Profile Woodrow Wilson Keeble (Sioux)

Hollywood Films and Television

Conclusion

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

Native American History Online

MySearchLab Connections: Sources Online

 

Chapter 17: Indian Activism in the Age of Liberalism, 1961–1980 

Bernie Whitebear and the Fort Lawton Takeover

A New Direction in Indian Activism

Fishing and Water Rights

Profile Buffy Sainte Marie

Alcatraz

The Alcatraz Occupation

Profile Vine Deloria, Jr. (1933–2005)

Indians and the Vietnam War

Native Americans Enter the Armed Forces

Combat Service

Racial Consciousness

Red Power

The American Indian Movement

Trail of Broken Treaties

Wounded Knee

The Longest Walk

Seeing HistoryA Call for Support

New Directions?

Indian Self-Determination

Urbanization Patterns

Educational Directions

Reading History Edward M. Kennedy, Foreword from Indian Education: A National Tragedy—A National Challenge

Mainstream Awareness

Conclusion

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

Native American History Online

MySearchLab Connections: Sources Online

 

Chapter 18: Self-Determination to Decolonization: Native Americans into the Twenty-First Century 

Ronald Reagan, Decolonization

Presidential Indian Policy: 1980s–1990s

The Reagan Years

Reading History Ronald Reagan, Indian Policy Statement, January 24, 1983

Profile Peter MacDonald: Navajo Leader Falls from Power in the Era of Reagan

George Herbert Walter Bush: Any Better?

Reading History George H. W. Bush’s Statement on Indian Affairs, June 14, 1991

Native Peoples and Activism: The 1980s and 1990s

Reservations and Resources

Casinos and Tourism

NAGPRA and What Is an Indian?

Native American Women Take Charge

Reading History James C. Chatters, Kennewick Man

Profile Suzan Shown Harjo: Cheyenne-Creek Activist

Empowerment and Decolonization and into the Twenty-First Century Literature and Art

Indigenous Peoples in the Academy

Seeing History Gathering Wild Rice

Conclusion

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

Native American History Online

MySearchLab Connections: Sources Online

 

Appendix

Glossary of Key Terms and Concepts

Bibliography

Photo & Text Credits

Index



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