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Unformatted text preview: of asking the natives to settle land boundaries, the fathers order their children to reconcile with what they decide. The most interesting point in Jeffersons address is the fact that while he supplies pleasant intentions, he does not offer room for negotiation. While trying to seem caring for the Mandan Nation, the government orders them to not fight with other nations, and considers that enough of freedom to keep them content and satisfied. Jeffersons letter to the Mandan Nation has cruel intentions, but he tries to cover them up with cordial words. Schillizzi 2 Works Cited Jefferson, Thomas. University of Virginia Library.Address to the Mandan Nation. 1806. http:// etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/toccer-new2?id=JefAddr.sgm&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/ modeng/parsed&tag=public&part=17&division=div1...
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