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Works Cited James Britt ENG231-79 Satz, Ronald N. American Indian Policy in the Jacksonian Era. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. This work is really a policy history. Satz sets along to evaluate U.S. governmental attitudes towards natives and illustrate the techniques politicians employed to deal with them between 1820s and 1840s. An important theme is definitely the role played by Andrew Jackson in Indian affairs and even more specifically, his portrayal in historiography. In Satz’s words, those officials involved in managing governmental policy affecting natives were "too powerless to be effective and too responsible for its feebleness." U.S. Indian policies during this time failed in major ways, no matter one's perspective or expectations. Satz's effort is best suited in reminding readers about significant components of U.S.-Indian relationships within the Jacksonian era, areas that are often obscured in works that are more recent. The expulsion of Native Americans within the eastern half of the continent to the Indian Territory beyond the Mississippi River has become the most notorious events in U.S. history and
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2011 for the course ENGL 231 taught by Professor Hammon during the Spring '11 term at Central Piedmont Community College.

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