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    AIS 101  February 14, 2007   From Savagery to Pacification: Representation, The Closing of the Frontier and the New Indian Wars Chief John Big Tree, Gertrude Chorre, her son Sonny Chorre, Eleanor Hansen and Charles Stevens from the film FLAMING FRONTIERS (1938)
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    What are the roles of “Savagery” and “Pacification” in  the Closing of the American Frontier? sav•agery /svIdri/ noun [U]  behaviour that is very  cruel and violent syn  violence: The police  were shocked by the  savagery of the attacks.  (OED)
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  What images suggest  Pacification? pacify /psIfaI/ verb (paci•fies,  paci•fy•ing, paci•fied,  paci•fied) [vn] 1 to make sb who is angry or  upset become calm and quiet  syn placate: The baby could  not be pacified. The speech  was designed to pacify the  irate crowd. 2 to bring peace to an area 
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2008 for the course AIS 1110 taught by Professor Richardson during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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