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ERIC Number: EJ665161
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-6463
"It Is Cheaper and Better To Teach a Young Indian Than To Fight an Old One": Thaddeus Pound and the Logic of Assimilation.
Laderman, Scott
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v26 n3 p85-112 2002
By the late 19th century, the military extermination of Indians was proving a failure and an embarrassment. Reformist Congressmen, including Thaddeus Pound, formulated a new policy based on land allotment and assimilation through boarding school education. Though framed in humanitarian terms, the primary goal was the removal of Indian resistance to continued U.S. expansion. (TD)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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